Carl M. Kawaja is chairman of Capital Research and Management Company, part of Capital Group. He is also an equity portfolio manager. Carl has 32 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 27 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered global household products and U.S. personal care companies, along with Canadian companies. Before joining Capital, Carl was a security analyst for Gabelli & Company in New York, as well as an equity analyst for Lévesque Beaubien in Montreal. He holds an MBA in finance from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in history from Brown University graduating magna cum laude. Carl is based in San Francisco.