After years of conducting interviews for our WE Women Executives series, I find that looking back over my conversations in aggregate often provides new insights and reflection. 2017 has been a very busy year for WE Interviews and also for our new interview series, C-Suite Insights. I wanted to share some of the highlights of past interviews as 2017 winds down and we begin to look ahead to 2018. Continue reading
Chief Executive Officer
Wells Fargo Asset Management
Kristi Mitchem is Chief Executive Officer and Head of Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM), a division of Wells Fargo’s Wealth and Investment Management Group (WIM). Wells Fargo Asset Management has assets of more than US$480 billion and has 29 autonomous investment teams and more than 500 investment professionals with offices and clients around the world. As CEO, Kristi has overall responsibility for all aspects of WFAM, one of the largest asset managers in the United States. WFAM’s focus is to help both individuals and institutions reach their financial objectives through strong, consistent investment results. The firm is recognized for its top-tier investment talent and commitment to active management and is organized into specialized investment teams that are supported by a strong, multi-asset class solutions platform and independent risk management capabilities.
I recently sat down with Kristi to chat about a wide range of issues, from her journey to the corner office and the issues that occupy her mind to the importance of mentors and sponsors and the significance of knowing your own heart and mind. Continue reading