2008 Boardroom Insights: Joan Payden
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.