Fund Action & Fund Directions' 17th Annual Mutual Fund Industry Awards - Thursday, April 15th, 2010 * Mandarin Oriental, New York City | Cocktail Reception, Dinner & Awards Ceremony
Awards Dinner & Ceremony Sponsor: State Street
Cocktail Reception Sponsor: BNY Mellon Asset Serving
Rising Stars of Mutual Funds Sponsor: Putnam

The 17th Annual Mutual Fund Industry Awards recognized the funds, fund leaders, marketers, trustees and independent counsel who stood out for their successes, achievements, and contributions in 2009.

This year's nominees were honored and winners were announced and awarded at the awards dinner and ceremony on April 15th at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City.

2010 Mutual Fund Industry Award Winners & Categories:
Click here to see the award category criteria

Fund Action's Award Categories & Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Jean-Marie Eveillard
First Eagle Funds

Fund Leader of the Year

  • Bob Reynolds, CEO,
    Putnam Investments
  • Marketer of the Year

  • Wendy Harrington, Executive V.P. of Global Marketing Services, Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Sales Success of the Year

  • David Thorp, Managing Director of National Sales, and Jed Laskowitz, Managing Director of Global Strategic Relationships, JPMorgan Funds fixed-income lineup
  • Ad Campaign of the Year

  • Franklin Templeton
  • Deal of the Year

  • BlackRock's Acquisition of Barclays Global Investors
  • SMA Player of the Year

  • Chandresh Iyer, Citi
  • Best Post-Trade Technology Implementation of the Year

  • Eaton Vance Investment Managers, Customer Relationship Management and Transaction Management Sales Reporting Platform

  • Fund Directions' Award Categories & Winners

    Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
    Patricia Woolf,
    Former Independent Director, American Funds board

    Trustee of the Year

  • Susan Kerley, Independent Chair, MainStay Funds; Independent Director, Legg Mason Partners Funds
  • Small Board Trustee of the Year

  • Edward Burke Carey, Chairman, Fifth Third Funds
  • Independent Counsel of the Year

  • Mark Holland, Partner, Goodwin Procter
  • To read about this year's winners, please sign up for a free trial of Fund Action and download the PDF here.

    This year's event also celebrated the Rising Stars of Mutual Funds. Nominated by their managers, colleagues and mentors, the 'Rising Stars' are selected by the editors of Institutional Investor News as up-and coming professionals poised to be future thought leaders of the industry.

    Click here for full profiles on the 2010 Rising Stars of Mutual Funds.

    NEW THIS YEAR! Expect Miracles Awards
    At this year's awards dinner, our charity partner Mutual Funds Against Cancer presented their inaugural Expect Miracles Awards, which recognized people and firms within the mutual fund community for their outstanding contributions to the fight against cancer.

    For information on these awards dinner, please contact:
    Patricia Bertucci, Associate Publisher, 212-224-3890, or
    Adrienne Bills, Associate Publisher, 212-224-3214,

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