D. William Kohli
Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income
Revisiting "Thinking outside the index"
Leaders of Putnam's fixed-income group outline their independent thinking on the forms of fixed-income risk and discuss the risk-return potential of sectors outside the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index.
Analysis of global bond market sectors from the Co-Heads of Fixed Income.
Mr. Kohli is Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income. He is responsible for the overall strategy and
positioning of Putnam’s fixed income products. He is also a portfolio manager with responsibility for
institutional strategies, including Putnam's fixed income global alpha strategies, and for Putnam's global multi-sector fixed income mutual funds. He specializes in global rates and currencies and oversees the Portfolio Construction group, which draws on the security-specific expertise of the sector specialist teams within the Putnam’s Fixed Income group. In addition, he is a member of Putnam's Operating Committee. Mr. Kohli joined Putnam in 1994 and has been in the investment industry since 1988.
Years in the industry:
Years at Putnam Investments:
Franklin Advisors/Templeton Investment Counsel Executive Vice President, Global Bond Co-Director, 1993-1994
Franklin Advisors/Templeton Investment Counsel Senior Portfolio Manager, 1988-1993
Sperry/Unisys Scientific Programmer for Forecasting Applications, 1983-1986
University of California, Berkeley, M.B.A.
University of California, San Diego, B.A.