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Robert J. Schoen

Mr. Schoen is Chief Investment Officer, Global Asset Allocation. He is responsible for overall strategy and positioning of Putnam’s GAA products. His responsibilities include the research that drives equity security selection strategies, portfolio construction, and risk management for GAA portfolios. His work contributes to Putnam’s Capital Markets Outlook. In addition, Mr. Schoen is a portfolio manager of Putnam Absolute Return 500 Fund®, Putnam Absolute Return 700 Fund®, Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Funds (Growth, Balanced, and Conservative), Putnam Dynamic Risk Allocation Fund, Putnam Low Volatility Equity Fund, Putnam International Capital Opportunities Fund, Putnam Retirement Income Lifestyle Funds, Putnam RetirementReady® Funds, Putnam Strategic Volatility Equity Fund, Putnam’s Total Return institutional portfolio, and Putnam’s 529 college savings plan. Previously at Putnam, Mr. Schoen served as a Co-Head of GAA, Head of the Quantitative Models group, and as an Analyst for GAA. Mr. Schoen joined Putnam in 1997 and has been in the investment industry since 1990.

Education

Experience

Company Title Period
Signalert Corporation Head of Research 1990-1992
Self-Employed Financial Consultant 1992-1997