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Ted Truscott

Chief Executive Officer, Global Asset Management at Columbia Threadneedle


Ted Truscott is the chief executive officer for Columbia Threadneedle Investments, a leading global asset manager that provides a broad range of actively managed investment strategies and solutions for individual, institutional and corporate clients around the world. Under his leadership, the firm uses a consistent and collaborative investment approach that strives to provide better outcomes for clients.

Before joining the company in September 2001, Truscott was chief investment officer with Zurich Scudder Investments, Americas, and managing director - Zurich Scudder Investments. Truscott joined Scudder, Stevens & Clark in 1992 as a portfolio manager and equity research analyst, focusing on Latin American countries and securities.

Prior to Scudder, Truscott was with Chemical Bank from 1983 to 1992, first as a credit analyst and banking officer covering Asian banks and corporations at Chemical Bank. Later, Truscott joined Chemical's LDC Structured Finance Group, concentrating on the creation and management of Chemical's debt/equity swap portfolio in Latin America.

Truscott serves on several boards across the Columbia Threadneedle and Ameriprise Financial businesses. In addition, he serves on the Investment Company Institute's Board of Governors, as Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees for Middlebury College, and as a member of the board of directors of the Greater Boston Food Bank.

Truscott earned a bachelor's degree in East Asian studies from Middlebury College and a master's of business administration in Finance from New York University, Stern School of Business.

Ted comments: "Columbia Threadneedle Investments is committed to fostering a culture where all our employees feel safe, included, valued and respected - embracing the unique contributions of all our people and empowering them to deliver value for our diverse clients and community. I am extremely proud to further demonstrate this commitment as part of the LGBT Great's initiative and through our ongoing support and alliance with the broader LGBT+ community."
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