Title: The Fund Industry: How Your Money is Managed
Topic/Genre: Institutional/Corporate Finance
Publication Date: February 14, 2011
Robert Pozen (Boston, MA) is Chairman of MFS Investment Management®, which manages over $150 billion in assets for over five million investors. He currently serves as a senior lecturer at the Harvard Business School. He was chairman of the SEC advisory committee on improving financial reporting. In 2001 and 2002, Pozen served on President Bush’s Commission to Strengthen Social Security. Pozen was also formerly vice chairman of Fidelity Investments and president of Fidelity Management & Research Company. During Bob’s five years as president, Fidelity’s assets increased from $500 billion to $900 billion. He also served as the associate general counsel to the SEC, partner at Caplin & Drysdale, and a law professor at Georgetown and NYU.
Pozen has published a broad variety of articles in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and the Financial Times of London. In addition, he authored the first textbook comparing the regulation of banks to other financial institutions and the main textbook on the mutual fund business.