July 21, 2003 — Money manager Bernice Behar, who helped run two John Hancock mutual funds, has left the company.
Hancock portfolio manager Thomas Norton replaced Behar on the $818 million J Hancock Small Cap Growth Fund/A (TAEMX) and the $4.7 million J Hancock Multi Cap Growth Fund/A (JMGAX). He joins Anurag Pandit, who continues as the funds’ co-manager. Norton also is a member of the team that runs J Hancock Mid Cap Growth Fund/A (SPOAX).
A spokeswoman for the fund complex said she did not know Behar’s future plans.