Brian S. Freiwald, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Brian S. Freiwald, CFA


Mr. Freiwald is the Portfolio Manager of Putnam's emerging markets equity strategies. He joined Putnam in 2010 and has been in the investment industry since 2004.

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Years in the industry: 20
Years at Putnam Investments: 14

  • AEG Partners, Associate, Corporate Restructuring, 2009
  • William Blair & Company, Associate, Equity Research, 2006–2008
  • Northern Trust, Fund Accountant, 2004–2006


  • University of Chicago, M.B.A., Analytic Finance, Economics, and International Business
  • Southern Illinois University, B.S., Finance