CONTACT: Nedra Pierce
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MADISON, Wis., March 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Thompson Investment
Management, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of John W.
Thompson to Chairman of the Board of Directors of Thompson Investment
Management, Inc. and Jason L. Stephens to the roles of Chief Executive
Officer of Thompson Investment Management, Inc. and Chief Executive
Officer of Thompson IM Funds, Inc. on March 31, 2015.
“My goals with these promotions are two-fold. First, I’m happy to
publicly recognize Jason for his ongoing expertise in managing the
firm. At the same time, I’m excited to shed various administrative
responsibilities and dedicate more of my time to managing our three
mutual funds and individual client accounts,” said John W. Thompson.
Mr. Thompson will continue to be an active member of the investment
research team and co-manager of the firm’s three mutual funds and also
will continue to work with individual clients and serve as the
President and a Director of both Thompson Investment Management, Inc.
and Thompson IM Funds, Inc. The current investment strategy and
portfolio management team will not change. This team has been together
since 2009 and has contributed to the firm’s strong growth to over $3.5
billion in assets under management.
Mr. Stephens has worked at Thompson Investment Management for 13 years,
most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer. He also serves on the
Board of Directors of Thompson IM Funds, Inc, and co-manages the firm’s
three mutual funds with Mr. Thompson and Chief Investment Officer James
“John has long served as a valued mentor to me and I’m grateful for the
trust he’s placed in me with these promotions. His leadership has
allowed me along with key employees Penny Hubbard, who has played an
important role in managing the operations of the company for 30 years,
and James T. Evans to better serve our clients and our firm,” said
Jason L. Stephens.
About Thompson Investment Management, Inc.
Thompson Investment Management, Inc. is an independent registered
investment advisor based in Madison, Wisconsin, that offers investment
portfolio management, retirement plan services and mutual funds to
individuals, businesses and foundations. Thompson Investment
Management, Inc. serves as investment advisor to the Thompson IM Funds,
Inc. with three nationally distributed no-load funds – the Thompson
LargeCap Fund (THPGX), Thompson MidCap Fund (THPMX) and Thompson Bond
Fund (THOPX). For more information about Thompson Investment
Management, Inc. products and services, please visit
The Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses must be
considered carefully before investing. The prospectus contains this and
other important information about the investment company and may be
obtained by calling 1-800-999-0887 or by visiting www.thompsonim.com.
Read carefully before investing.
Mutual fund investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible.
While each fund is no-load, management and other expenses still apply.
The Funds are distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC.