Robert L. Salvin

Head of Corporate and Tax-Exempt Credit

Mr. Salvin is Head of Corporate and Tax-Exempt Credit within Fixed Income. He is responsible for managing the corporate credit and municipal investment processes. In addition, Mr. Salvin is a portfolio manager of Putnam Convertible Securities Fund, Putnam Diversified Income Trust, Putnam Floating Rate Income Fund, Putnam High Yield Fund, Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust, and Putnam Premier Income Trust. Mr. Salvin is also responsible for covering the retail sector and portions of the non-cyclical market, as well as convertible securities. He joined Putnam in 2000 and has been in the investment industry since 1986.

Mutual Funds

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual Compare
Convertible Securities Fund
Diversified Income Trust
Floating Rate Income Fund
High Yield Fund

Closed End Funds

Master Intermediate Income Trust
Premier Income Trust

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