Mr. Tenerelli has been chairman of the committee since 2008.Dean Tenerelli is portfolio manager in the Equity Division at T. Rowe Price. He manages the Europe Equity Core Strategy, a position he has held since October 2005, and is chairman of its Investment Advisory Committee. He is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. and T. Rowe Price International, Inc. He joined the firm in 2000 as an equity research analyst and was appointed co-manager of the firm's Global Equity Strategy and International Stock Fund in 2004. Prior to joining T. Rowe Price, Mr. Tenerelli served as a director for Credit Suisse Asset Management, where he was a senior telecommunications analyst. Prior to Credit Suisse Asset Management, Mr. Tenerelli worked as assistant portfolio manager at Artisan Partners (1995–2000). He began his investment career in 1993 at Banesto Bolsa in Madrid as an equity analyst following Spanish equities. Mr. Tenerelli later became an international equity analyst, focused on Europe, for Waddell and Reed in Kansas City, MO. In 1995, he moved to Artisan Partners as an assistant portfolio manager. A graduate of Rutgers University with a B.A. in economics, Mr. Tenerelli earned an M.B.A. from Escuela Superior de Administracion y Direccion de Empresa and an M.A. in international management from American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird).