ICICI Pru Mutual Fund's deputy CIO Manish Gunwani resigns, S Naren to take over
Gunwani was the sole fund manager of ICICI Pru Focussed Bluechip Fund and also managed equity portion of the ICICI Pru Balanced Advantage Fund
ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund's Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Manish Gunwani has relinquished his duties, according to a notification from the fund house. Subsequently, S Naren will take over with immediate effect, the fund house notified the bourses on Friday.
Gunwani was the sole fund manager of ICICI Pru Focussed Bluechip Fund and also managed equity portion of the ICICI Pru Balanced Advantage Fund.
He was a co-manager in several theme funds - ICICI Pru Exports and Other Services Fund, Technology Fund and RIGHT Fund. He also handled a few schemes in the ICICI Pru Growth and Value series’.
Earlier co-managers – George Heber Joseph, Atul Patel, Rajat Chandak and Ashwin Jain will continue with their existing co-manager responsibilities.
Gunwani had joined ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund in 2010 as a equity fund manager.