Date: December 2012
Dimensional Fund Advisors announced the appointment of John Alkire as chief executive officer of Dimensional Japan Ltd. Alkire will serve as the head of Dimensional's Japan operations and will be based in Tokyo. Dimensional is in the process of obtaining a discretionary investment manager license in Japan.
Date: November 2012
DeVoe & Company announced the launch of the Accelerating Success through Business Planning program, an exclusive coaching program for advisors working with Dimensional Fund Advisors. The program will help investment advisors craft a customized plan for their future business growth, succession, and M&A needs.
Date: July 2012
Dimensional Fund Advisors announced the appointment of Peng Chen as CEO, Asia (ex-Japan). Chen joined Dimensional on July 1 from Morningstar, where he served as president of its global investment management division.
Date: March 2012
Dimensional Fund Advisors announced organizational changes including the appointment of Joe Chi and Jed Fogdall as co-heads of Portfolio Management and Steve Clark as head of the North American Institutional group.
Date: January 2012
Dimensional Fund Advisors has hired Carlo Venes to expand its institutional business in Asia.