Seamus S. Young, CFA

Senior Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation

Mr. Young is a Senior Investment Director in the Global Investment Strategies group, specializing in Global Asset Allocation products. He is a portfolio manager of Putnam Multi-Asset Model Portfolios. Mr. Young is responsible for gathering intelligence on trends in the global marketplace; communicating investment performance, positioning, and strategy; performing competitive analysis; and developing and launching new products. Previously at Putnam, he served in various roles, including as an Investment Product Analyst, an Associate Advisor Consultant, and within Putnam's Client Engagement Center. He has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2009. Mr. Young holds his Series 7 and 63 licenses with FINRA and is a member of the CFA Society Boston.

Model Portfolios

Putnam Aggressive Growth Model
Putnam Growth Model
Putnam Balanced Growth Model
Putnam Conservative Growth Model
Putnam Balanced Income Model
Putnam Income Model

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