Bill Kennedy is a Portfolio Manager at Fidelity Management & Research Company (FMR Co.)
In this role, Bill manages Fidelity International Discovery Fund and Fidelity Advisor International Discovery Fund. Additionally, he co-manages Fidelity Worldwide Fund and Fidelity Advisor Worldwide Fund.
Prior to assuming his current responsibilities, Bill managed the Fidelity Pacific Basin Fund and Fidelity Advisor Japan Fund. Previously, he served as an assistant Portfolio Manager and as a Research Analyst covering investment opportunities in India and the regional power sector. Bill also served as Director of Equity Research in Fidelity’s Hong Kong office as well as group leader of the Global Research group.
Before joining Fidelity, between 1990 and 1994 Bill worked in the US, Hong Kong and Singapore as part of Prudential’s Private Equity team as a Research Analyst. Bill has been in the investments industry since 1990.
Bill earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame. Bill is also a CFA® charterholder.