FRC Announces New President

May 26, 2011 ( - Financial Research Corporation (FRC), an asset management industry research and consulting firm, announced that Robert J. Jenkins has joined the firm as President.

Prior to joining FRC, Jenkins was at Fidelity Management & Research and Fidelity Investments, where he held several leadership positions, including Vice President in the Investment Analysis Group which provided portfolio analysis that guided corporate and product strategies, and in the Global Asset Allocation Group, where he held the title of Vice President and Investment Director for Fidelity’s Freedom Fund with over $120 billion in assets. He previously was a McKinsey & Co. consultant in the Asset Management strategy practice.   

Jenkins received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his BS from the University of Arizona.