Executive team

Robert L. Reynolds

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

Mr. Reynolds has more than 30 years of investment and financial services experience and is a member of Putnam Investments' Executive Board of Directors. In addition to his roles at Putnam, he is President and CEO of Great-West Financial, and is regarded as a driving force of innovation and progress in institutional and retail financial services.

Andra Bolotin

Andra S. Bolotin
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Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Bolotin provides financial oversight, accounting, reporting, analysis, and planning across Putnam's lines of business and brands operating under Great-West Financial. Ms. Bolotin joined Putnam in 2008 and has 20 years of executive leadership experience.

Robert T. Burns

Robert T. Burns
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Chief Legal Officer
General Counsel

Mr. Burns leads the Legal and Compliance Department and provides oversight for all legal and compliance matters related to Putnam, Putnam mutual funds, and Putnam's other products and services. He joined Putnam in 2004 and has been in the investment industry since 1989.

William T. Connolly, CFA

William T. Connolly, CFA
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Co-Head of Global Distribution

Mr. Connolly oversees Putnam's U.S. retail business as well as Putnam's Japan business. A member of Boston Security Analysts Society, he joined Putnam in 1999 and has been in the investment industry since 1987.

Aaron M. Cooper, CFA

Aaron M. Cooper, CFA
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Chief Investment Officer, Equities

Mr. Cooper is responsible for leading Putnam's Equity group, including portfolio management, research, and trading. He is also a Portfolio Manager of three Putnam equity funds. He joined Putnam in 2011 and has been in the investment industry since 1999.

Peter J. Curran

Peter J. Curran
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Chief of Human Resources

Mr. Curran provides management and oversight for Human Resources, General Services, and Conference Planning and Travel. He has worked in Human Resources since 1981 and in Investment Management since joining Putnam in 1996.

Jonathan M. Goldstein

Jonathan M. Goldstein
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Head of Corporate Communications

Mr. Goldstein oversees corporate communications strategy and public relations initiatives, directs media and community relations activities, and serves as Putnam's lead spokesperson. He joined Putnam in 2009 and has been practicing financial communications and public relations since 1990.

Jeffrey L. Gould

Jeffrey L. Gould
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Co-Head of Global Distribution

Mr. Gould oversees Putnam's institutional business, which serves investors and clients in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. He initially joined Putnam in 1988 and has been in the investment industry since 1982.

D. William Kohli

D. William Kohli
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Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income

Mr. Kohli oversees strategy and positioning of Putnam's fixed income products. He is also a portfolio manager with responsibility for institutional strategies and Putnam's global multi-sector fixed income mutual funds. He joined Putnam in 1994 and has been in the investment industry since 1988.

Brian D. Lenhardt

Brian D. Lenhardt
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Chief Operating Officer, Investment Division

Mr. Lenhardt is responsible for leading investment, strategic, and operational initiatives in the division. In addition, he oversees the Risk and Quantitative Equities groups. He joined Putnam in 2001 and has been in the investment industry since 1996.

Mark J. McKenna

Mark J. McKenna
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Head of Global Marketing

Mr. McKenna is responsible for strategic direction and oversight of marketing, Internet, advertising, mobile, and social media initiatives. He joined Putnam in 1994 and has over 20 years of investment industry experience and more than 30 years of experience in marketing and advertising.

Sumedh Mehta

Sumedh Mehta
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Chief Information Officer

Mr. Mehta is responsible for the overall strategic direction and execution of Putnam's global technology solutions. He joined Putnam in 2015 has over 20 years of experience managing information technology systems in the investment industry.

Robert J. Schoen

Robert J. Schoen
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Chief Investment Officer, Global Asset Allocation

Mr. Schoen oversees strategy and positioning of Putnam's Global Asset Allocation products, including security selection strategies, portfolio construction, and risk management. He is also a Portfolio Manager of several Putnam funds. He joined Putnam in 1997 and has been in the investment industry since 1990.

Scott C. Sipple

Scott C. Sipple
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Head of Global Investment Strategies

Mr. Sipple oversees teams across equity, fixed income, and global asset allocation, as well as product development and strategy for Putnam's retail, institutional and retirement businesses. He joined Putnam in 2009 and has been in the investment industry since 1985.

Michael J. Woodall

Michael J. Woodall
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Chief of Operations

Mr. Woodall is responsible for Mutual Fund Shareholder Services, Accounting, Middle Office and Control Services, and Investment Operations. He is also an officer and executive committee member of the Putnam Fiduciary Trust Company. He joined Putnam in 1993 and has been in the investment industry since 1983.