The Oakmark Funds are advised by Harris Associates L.P. an autonomous subsidiary of Natixis Investment Managers, L.P.

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Harris Associates

111 South Wacker Drive, Suite 4600
Chicago, Illinois 60606

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Kristi Rowsell


Ms. Rowsell has served on the Board as an Interested Trustee of the Trust since 2010. She has a BS in Agricultural Economics from Virginia Tech and a Master of Accountancy—Taxation from Virginia Tech. Prior to her retirement in 2021, Ms. Rowsell was the President of Harris Associates L.P. since 2010 and President of the Oakmark Funds from 2010 to 2020. From 1999 to 2010, Ms. Rowsell was the Chief Financial Officer of Harris Associates L.P. and Treasurer of the Oakmark Funds. She previously served as President and a Vice President of the Trust and has held various positions with the Adviser and certain of its affiliates since 1995. Ms. Rowsell is a member of the Board of Governors of the Investment Company Institute.

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We do value investing differently

At Oakmark, we don’t have an opinion about how equities will perform this year, if a recession will start or if the political parties will produce pro-growth candidates during the next election cycle. As long-term investors, we don’t think it matters.