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CEO with ‘admin’ roots shuns having star culture at Wellington

Ms Jean Hynes, chief executive of Wellington Management, runs a firm that manages more than US$1 trillion in assets for 2,486 clients. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
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What would you say if you were told that the CEO of one of the world’s largest asset managers started out as what we in Singapore would call an “admin”?

The story is true about Ms Jean Hynes, chief executive of Wellington Management, the Boston-based firm that manages over US$1 trillion (S$1.35 trillion) for clients, including leading pension funds. 

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