Joel P. Fried joined PRIMECAP Management Company in 1986, where he is currently president and director. He also serves as co-chief executive officer and trustee of the PRIMECAP Odyssey Funds. In 2003, Fried, along with two of his colleagues, was awarded the Domestic Equity Fund Manager of the Year Award by Morningstar. Fried and two of his colleagues also were named by Morningstar as runner-up to its Fund Manager of the Year Award in 2000, 1999 and 1997.
Fried is a portfolio manager of the Vanguard Capital Opportunity Fund, which in 2003 was awarded Lipper’s Performance Achievement Award as the #1 performing MultiCap Core Fund for the prior five-year period. Fried also serves as a portfolio manager of the Vanguard PRIMECAP Fund, which in 2000 was named by Lipper as the #1 performing MultiCap Core Fund for the prior 10- and 15-year periods.
Fried received his bachelor of science degree in economic systems/science from UCLA, and his MBA degree from UCLA Anderson School of Management.