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Norman P. Boucher

Mr. Boucher is Portfolio Manager of Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund, Putnam High Yield Trust, Putnam Floating Rate Income Fund, and Putnam Global High Yield Bond Fund. He is responsible for managing the cyclical part of Putnam's high-yield portfolios. Mr. Boucher joined Putnam as an Analyst covering the automotive, aerospace, and technology sectors. He served as a Portfolio Manager on the U.S. High Yield group before moving to Putnam's London office to manage European high-yield portfolios. During this time, Mr. Boucher also managed the European allocation of global high-yield portfolios and collaborated with the U.S. High Yield group daily. He rejoined the U.S. High Yield team in 2005. Mr. Boucher joined Putnam in 1998 and has been in the investment industry since 1985.

Education

Experience

Company Title Period
Bank of Boston Management Trainee 1985
Bank of Boston Officer 1986
Bank of Boston Assistant Vice President 1987-1991
Babcock & Brown, Inc. Associate 1991
Bank of Boston Vice President & Corporate Relationship Manager 1992-1996