Fidelity Names President of Asset Allocation Division

August 1, 2011 ( – Fidelity Investments has announced the appointment of Derek L. Young as president of the company’s Asset Allocation Division.

Young will succeed and report to Boyce I. Greer, who was recently named head of Institutional Investments for Fidelity Asset Management and vice chairman of Pyramis Global Advisors.

Young has fifteen years of experience at Fidelity, and prior to this promotion was chief investment officer of Fidelity’s Global Asset Allocation Group. He was previously a manager in the Risk Strategy Consulting Practice for KPMG, a senior financial analyst and later a supervisory financial analyst for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, and began his career as a vice president at Empire Financial Services in 1986.

The division holds more than $364 billion in assets, Fidelity stated, and provides a range of investment management services – including global asset allocation research, multi-asset class portfolio construction, third-party manager research, risk management, and financial planning solutions – to help its clients achieve their investment objectives.

“Derek is a proven leader with extensive experience managing investment activities on behalf of retail and institutional clients across multiple asset classes,” said Greer, in the announcement. “Derek will lead a talented team that will continue to focus on providing Fidelity’s institutional, intermediary and retail clients with the innovative multi-asset class and custom solutions they need to help achieve their distinct investment goals.”


-Sara Kelly