Mr. Young is a Senior Investment Director and Team Leader in the Global Investment Strategies group, specializing in Fixed Income products. He is responsible for communicating investment performance, positioning, and strategy; performing competitive analysis; gathering intelligence on trends in the global marketplace; and developing and launching new products. In addition, Mr. Young is a member of the Portfolio Solutions Group and a portfolio manager of Putnam's Multi-Asset Model Portfolios. He has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2009.
Previously at Putnam, Mr. Young was a Senior Investment Director, specializing in Global Asset Allocation (GAA) products. Earlier, he served as a GAA Investment Product Analyst and an Associate Consultant for Putnam Retail Management. Mr. Young holds his Series 7 and 63 licenses with FINRA.
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