Of the 100 Most Influential Women In U.S. Finance
, at least 31 are fundsters.
That's one takeaway from the Barron's
folks' fourth annual women in finance list, which was released
over the weekend. The publication's team considered a list of U.S.-based executives from across the financial services spectrum (as well as relevant public servants, policy makers, and CFOs). As of this week, Barron's
has posted profiles of 20 women at the beginning (alphabetically) of the list, with profiles of the rest to come.
21 fund firms are represented on the 2023 list. The biggest winners are BlackRock
, and Vanguard
, with three honorees each.
Vanguard's honorees this year include: Sara Devereux
, global head of the fixed income group; Janel Jackson
, global head of ETF capital markets and broker and index relations; and Karen Risi
, managing director and head of strategy, product, marketing, and communications.
Fidelity's honorees this year include: Pam Holding
, co-head of equity; Abby Johnson
, chairman and CEO; and Joanna Rotenberg
, president of personal investing.
BlackRock's honorees this year include: Anne Ackerley
, head of the retirement group; Samara Epstein Cohen
, chief investment officer of ETF and index investments; and Carolyn Weinberg
, chief product innovation officer and co-head of the global product group.
Next up are Ariel
, Franklin Resources (dba Franklin Templeton
, and T. Rowe Price
, with two honorees each.
T. Rowe's honorees this year are: Jennifer Dardis
, chief financial officer; and Cheryl Mickel
, head of U.S. taxable low duration.
SSGA's honorees this year are: Yie-Hsin Hung
, president and CEO; and Susan Thompson
, head of SPDR Americas distribution.
Franklin's honorees this year are: Sonal Desai
, CIO of fixed income; and Jenny Johnson
, president and CEO.
Ariel's honorees this year are: Rupal Bhansali
, CIO and portfolio manager, global equities; and Mellody Hobson
, president and co-CEO.
The other winning fundsters are:
- Cathie Wood, founder, CEO, and CIO of Ark Investment Management;
- Jody Jonsson, president of Capital Research and Management Co. at Capital Group (home of American Funds);
- Sarah Ketterer, CEO of Causeway Capital Management;
- Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab;
- Savina Rizova, global head of research at DFA;
- Jennifer Grancio, CEO of Engine No. 1;
- Leslie Samuelrich, president of Green Century Funds;
- Anne Walsh, CIO of fixed income at Guggenheim Investments;
- Anna Paglia, global head of ETFs and indexed strategies at Invesco;
- Mary Callahan Erdoes, CEO of asset and wealth management at J.P. Morgan;
- Saira Malik, CIO at TIAA's Nuveen;
- Suni Harford, president of UBS Asset Management;
- Jean Hynes, CEO of Wellington Management; and
- Stephanie Braming, global head of William Blair Investment Management.
As noted by 401kWire
, our sister publication, the list also includes at least three defined contribution industry executives (including two of the aforementioned fundsters).
Neil Anderson, Managing Editor
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