Aaron M. Cooper, CFA

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Cooper is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Putnam Investments, responsible for setting strategic direction and driving execution across the firm. He oversees the firm's Investments, Operations, Digital Technology, and Global Investment Strategies groups. Mr. Cooper is also a member of Putnam’s Operating Committee. Previously at Putnam, he served as Chief Investment Officer, Equities, where he led Putnam’s Equities group, including the portfolio management, research, and trading areas. Mr. Cooper joined Putnam in 2011 and has been in the investment industry since 2000.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual Compare
George Putnam Balanced Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 691 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 439 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 603 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 691 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
Global Sector Fund
Research Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 1214 funds in the Large Blend category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 807 funds in the Large Blend category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1076 funds in the Large Blend category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1214 funds in the Large Blend category.