, who in April was promoted to a chief investment officer
post at American Century
, has taken a leave of absence from
the Kansas City fund firm, according to his profile
on the American Century
Web site. Fogle had managed American Century Vista
Co-manager Bradley Eixmann
now serves as lead manager, Morningstar's Courtney Goethals Dobrow reports
. The fund lost 48.7 percent last year and while it is up 18 percent this year, it is behind most of its peers, notes Goethals Dobrow.
Fogle joined American Century in 1990. In April of this year, Fogle was promoted to CIO of U.S. growth equity -- mid and small cap and Greg Woodhams
was promoted to CIO of U.S. growth equity -- large cap. Fogle and Woodhams filled the shoes vacated by CIO of U.S. growth equity Steve Lurito
, who left the firm.
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