Putnam Investments Appoints Michael Huber Head of Institutional Distribution in Europe’s Dach Region

BOSTON, October 11, 2021 – Putnam Investments announced today that Michael L. Huber has been named Director, Institutional Management DACH, serving investors and clients in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Huber will be responsible for driving business development in this important region, working closely with local clients and prospects, including pension plans, insurance companies and industry consultants.

“Michael has a proven record of establishing and developing deep institutional relationships during his 15 years in the European asset management industry,” said Kaitlin M. May, Head of Global Institutional Management at Putnam Investments. “The DACH region represents a key growth market for Putnam and Michael will play a significant role in expanding the firm’s presence and visibility in this market.”

Huber succeeds longtime Putnam executive Peter P. Schepp, who recently retired after leading Putnam’s efforts in the region for two decades.

Prior to joining Putnam, Huber was Head of Institutional ETF Business Germany for Invesco Asset Management. Earlier, he worked at Assenagon, a boutique for actively managed strategies. He began his career in the private wealth management division of Goldman Sachs.

Huber holds a Master of Science degree in Finance and Information Management from the Universität Augsburg and the Technische Universität München. He also studied at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

About Putnam Global Institutional Management

Putnam Global Institutional Management serves the investment management needs of a wide array of institutions, including corporate pensions, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments and foundations, and public and government plans. In total, Putnam managed $103 billion in worldwide institutional assets as of August 31, 2021.

About Putnam Investments

Founded in 1937, Putnam Investments is a global money management firm with over 80 years of investment experience. At the end of August 2021, Putnam had $203 billion in assets under management. Putnam has offices in Boston, London, Munich, Tokyo, Singapore and Sydney. For more information, visit putnam.com.