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2008 Boardroom Insights

2008 BRI - Joan Payden

2008 Boardroom Insights

Joan Payden,Chief Executive Officer, Payden & Rygel Investment Management

October 31, 2008

Joan A. Payden, CFA,is the president and CEO of global investment management firm Payden & Rygel. Payden, who in 1983 left the partnership of a large investment firm to found Payden & Rygel, is a trailblazer in the field of investment management. Since her firm’s creation 25 years ago, she has overseen its international expansion and its growth to more than $50 billion in assets under management. Payden & Rygel was named “U.S. Bond Manager of the Year” based on its investment excellence in 2003 by Global Investor Magazine.