Head of North America, Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Scott Couto is the Head of North America for Columbia Threadneedle Investments. He brings more than 27 years of industry experience and oversees a number of our U.S. business lines, including U.S. Intermediary, Private Client Advisory, Product and Marketing, with a primary focus on delivering for our clients across all the channels we serve.
 
Before joining the company, Couto was President of Fidelity Institutional Asset Management and held executive positions across distribution, product and marketing at Fidelity Investments.
 
Prior to that, he held roles as chief operating officer of the intermediary business, global head of product management and development, and managing director of investment product management at Evergreen Investment Management Company, LLC. He also held investment strategy and product management executive roles at Liberty Funds.
 
In his role, Couto is a member of the Global Heads Group at Columbia Threadneedle and the Ameriprise Financial Executive Leadership Team.
 
He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and received a bachelor’s degree in finance and investments from Babson College.
 
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