Vivek Gandhi, CFA

Portfolio Manager, Analyst

Vivek Gandhi, CFA


Mr. Gandhi is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam's global communications strategy and an Assistant Portfolio Manager of Putnam's international core and European core equity strategies. In addition, he is an Analyst in the Equity Research group, focusing on the international telecommunication and utilities sectors. Mr. Gandhi is responsible for conducting fundamental analysis of and making buy/sell recommendations for European utilities and European, Chinese, and Japanese telecommunication companies. He joined Putnam in 1999 and has been in the investment industry since 1994.

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Years in the industry: 25
Years at Putnam Investments: 20

  • Alliance Capital Management, Vice President, Equity Analyst, 1998–1999
  • Aberdeen Asset Management, Investment Manager, 1994–1998


  • XLRI, Jamshedpur, India, M.B.A.
  • National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India, B.Eng., Computer Science