Steven D. Krichmar

KrichmarChief of Operations, Putnam Investments

Mr. Krichmar is Chief of Operations, responsible for Mutual Fund Shareholder Services, Fund Administration, Accounting and Control Services, and Investment Services and Operations at Putnam Investments. He is President of Putnam Fiduciary Trust Company and Vice President and Principal Financial Officer of the Putnam Funds. Mr. Krichmar is a member of Putnam Investments’ Operating Committee and Diversity Advisory Council. He joined Putnam in 2001 as Head of Global Operations Services and has been in the investment industry since 1981.

Mr. Krichmar is a member of the Board of Overseers of Boston Children’s Hospital and of Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, a member of the Board of Governors of Combined Jewish Philanthropies, a member of the Advisory Board of the Mutual Fund Directors Forum, and a member of the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School Board of Visitors.

Mr. Krichmar attended the University of North Carolina for his undergraduate work. Before joining Putnam Investments, he was a Partner and Investment Management Industry Leader (Assurance) for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.