On Feb. 1, 2022, American Funds announced that Joyce Gordon, an equity portfolio manager on American Funds Income Fund of America since July 2020, will retire on July 1, 2022 after 41 years with Capital Group. Brief manager tenures are unusual at American Funds, but Gordon was added to the fund at the same time as two other equity managers from the same investment unit of Capital, and her share of the fund’s assets since joining had not exceeded 4% of assets as of September 2021.
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