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Loomis Sayles Appoints Pramila Agrawal to Board of Directors

Loomis, Sayles & Company, a global investment manager with $335 billion in assets under management as of 31 December 2023, announced today the election of Pramila Agrawal, PhD, CFA, to its Board of Directors, effective 5 March 2024. Pramila is head of the firm’s Custom Income Strategies (CIS) group and a portfolio manager for specialized fixed income mandates.

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“We are thrilled to welcome Pramila to the leadership team,” said Kevin Charleston, chief executive officer and chairman of the board. “Her experience, keen insights and passion for developing innovative solutions for clients will serve us well as we position Loomis Sayles for future growth.”

Pramila has 16 years of investment industry experience and joined Loomis Sayles in 2007 as a quantitative research risk analyst. Later, she joined the relative return team as a strategist and was promoted to portfolio manager on the team’s buy & maintain strategies in 2018. Since 2019, Pramila has led CIS, which manages customized complex portfolios for fixed income managed account clients. In this role, she co-manages assets with the firm’s investment teams and collaborates with clients to design customized solutions. Pramila is co-chair of the firm’s Women@Work employee resource group.

Prior to Loomis Sayles, Pramila was in a research and development position at Metis Design. She earned a BA in Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, in India, and an MSc and PhD in Robotics from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.


Since 1926, Loomis, Sayles & Company has helped fulfill the investment needs of institutional and mutual fund clients worldwide. The firm’s performance-driven investors integrate deep proprietary research and risk analysis to make informed, judicious decisions. Teams of portfolio managers, strategists, research analysts and traders collaborate to assess market sectors and identify investment opportunities wherever they may lie, within traditional asset classes or among a range of alternative investments. Loomis Sayles has the resources, foresight and the flexibility to look far and wide for value in broad and narrow markets in its commitment to deliver attractive, risk-adjusted returns for clients. This rich tradition has earned Loomis Sayles the trust and respect of clients worldwide, for whom it manages $335.2 billion* in assets (as of 31 December 2023).

*Includes the assets of both Loomis, Sayles & Co., LP, and Loomis Sayles Trust Company, LLC. ($40.0 billion for the Loomis Sayles Trust Company). Loomis Sayles Trust Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Loomis, Sayles & Company, L.P.


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