Linda C. Coughlin - Director
Linda C. Coughlin has served as a Director of the Fund since September 2015. She is President and Founder of Great Circle Associates, a management consulting practice specializing in business, organization and communications strategy and implementation and executive coaching. She is a seasoned mutual fund executive with domestic and international expertise. Ms. Coughlin was chair of the boards of three families of funds and President of the Americas Mutual Funds Group at Scudder Investments, responsible for the four North American based retail businesses including three families of open and closed end mutual funds, the Americas offshore mutual funds group and the firm's defined contribution business. These businesses comprised 50% of the firm's net income with combined assets under management of more than $100 billion. She also had responsibility for the fund accounting operations. Ms. Coughlin is a member of The New York Economic Club, The Women's Policy Group at The Council on Foreign Relations and a member of The Committee of 200, an invitation only membership organization made up of the world's most successful women entrepreneurs and corporate innovators.