Executive team


  • Complete biography  |  Photo

    Robert L. Reynolds

    Robert L. Reynolds
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    President of the Putnam Funds

    Mr. Reynolds is President and Chief Executive Officer of Putnam Investments, a member of Putnam Investments’ Executive Board of Directors, and President of the Putnam Funds. He has more than 30 years of investment and financial services experience.

  • Complete biography  |  Photo

    Robert T. Burns

    Robert T. Burns
    Chief Legal Officer
    General Counsel

    Mr. Burns is Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel at Putnam. He leads the Legal and Compliance Department and is responsible for overseeing all legal and compliance matters related to Putnam, Putnam’s mutual funds, and Putnam’s other products and services.

  • Complete biography  |  Photo

    William T. Connolly, CFA

    William T. Connolly, CFA
    Head of Global Distribution

    Mr. Connolly is Head of Global Distribution, overseeing Putnam’s Retail, North American Institutional, and International businesses.

  • Complete biography  |  Photo

    Walter C. Donovan

    Walter C. Donovan
    Chief Investment Officer

    Mr. Donovan serves as the firm’s Chief Investment Officer, providing management and oversight for the firm’s worldwide investment organization with total assets in excess of $100 billion, managed on behalf of both retail and institutional investors.

  • Complete biography  |  Photo

    Steven Krichmar

    Steven Krichmar
    Chief of Operations

    Mr. Krichmar is Chief of Operations, responsible for Mutual Fund Shareholder Services, Fund Administration, Accounting and Control Services, and Investment Services and Operations.

  • Complete biography  |  Photo

    Edmund F. Murphy III

    Edmund F. Murphy III
    Head of Defined Contribution

    Mr. Murphy is Head of Defined Contribution at Putnam Investments. In this role, he is responsible for leading Putnam’s Retirement Services business, which include 401(k), Taft-Hartley, IRA/IRA Rollover, Brokerage, and Investment-Only business activities at Putnam.

  • Complete biography  |  Photo

    Clare Richer

    Clare Richer
    Chief Financial Officer

    Ms. Richer is Chief Financial Officer of Putnam Investments. She oversees planning and analysis for all of Putnam’s business lines, including tax, treasury, control and accounting services, financial systems, and reengineering and procurement.

  • Complete biography  |  Photo

    Richard B. Tibbetts

    Richard B. Tibbetts
    Chief of Human Resources

    Mr. Tibbetts is Chief of Human Resources. He is responsible for overseeing human resource management services, general services, and conference planning and travel at Putnam.