In its announcement of the appointment taking effect September 3, State Street said Goodwin will supervise the firm’s entire equity portfolio by leading more than 50 investment managers, analysts, and traders.
Goodwin, 43, a 15-year industry veteran, comes to State Street from Kansas City-based American Century, where she most recently served as chief investment officer for the company’s domestic growth equities.
There she oversaw a department of 40 with over $38 billion in assets. Goodwin will report to Richard Davis, president and chief executive officer, the announcement said.
style=”MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt”>Prior to American Century, Goodwin was a senior vice president with Putnam Investments, where she served as portfolio manager on both the Putnam Vista Fund and the Putnam U.S. Growth Fund. Previously, she served in various portfolio management and investment research positions with Prudential Investments and Mellon Bank.
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style=”MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt”>Goodwin replaces James Weiss, 56, who is leaving the firm in early September for personal reasons, saying he wants to spend more time with his family.