Last Updated: 25 Mar, 2023 | Views: 593
Other Profession(s): Business Women
Famous For: Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Investments
Higher Education: Harvard University (MBA)
Net Worth: $31.4 billion
Abigail Pierrepont Johnson was born in the year 1961 on December, 19. The granddaughter of Edward C. Johnson II, founder of Fidelity Investments, she is an American billionaire businesswoman. In 2014, Johnson was appointed president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Fidelity Investments (FMR) and chair of its international former sister company Fidelity International (FIL). In 1931, her grandfather Edward C. Johnson II founded the Fidelity Investments company.
Abigail Johnson Career:
Buckingham Browne & Nichols School was the private school Johnson attended in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
in 1984, Her bachelor of arts degree in art history was earned at Hobart and William Smith College.
Johnson joined Fidelity Investments in 1988 after graduating from Harvard Business School. Her grandfather Edward Johnson II founded the company in 1946.
As a portfolio manager and analyst, she began her career. Her promotion to Fidelity Asset Management president occurred in 2001.
After becoming CEO in 2014, she also became chairman in 2016.
Cryptocurrency investments were made possible by Johnson at Fidelity in 2018, allowing institutional investors to trade bitcoin and ethereum.
Abigail Johnson Unknown Trivia Facts:
For Jeb Bush's presidential primary campaign in 2015, Johnson donated $2,700, the maximum amount legal.
The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), as well as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), have appointed Johnson to their boards of directors.