Clare S. Richer
Board Member at Principal Financial Group
Bain Capital Specialty Finance Co. (a member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating/Governance committees), State Street Global Advisors SPDR ETF Mutual Funds (a member of the Audit committee), Trustee of the University of Notre Dame (a member of the Compensation, Investment, Finance and Audit Committees), and the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH (a member of the Audit Committee). Ms. Richer was Chief Financial Officer of Putnam Investments from 2008-2017 and has more than 25 years of investment management experience. Prior to joining Putnam, Ms. Richer held several roles at Fidelity Investments from 1983-2008. In addition to having deep experience in governance, compliance and risk in highly volatile, heavily scrutinized environments, Ms. Richer has executive level experience in accounting and finance, assent and investment management, executive compensation, financial services, human resources and talent management, product development, risk management, strategic planning and technology.