Brendan J Swords CFA

Brendan J Swords CFA

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Managing Partner, Wellington Management Company

As the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wellington Management Company LLP, Brendan J Swords leads the firm in our mission to exceed the investment objectives and service expectations of clients worldwide. In addition, he is one of the firm’s three Managing Partners, who are responsible for governance of the Wellington Management partnership.

He was elected a Partner of the firm in 1999 and a Managing Partner in 2008. Prior to joining the firm in 1992, Mr Swords was a Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company, Inc and a Captain in the United States Air Force.

Mr Swords earned his MBA, with distinction, from Harvard Business School (1989) and his BA in mathematics and economics, magna cum laude, from the College of the Holy Cross (1983). Additionally, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He serves on the Executive Council for the Inner-City Scholarship Fund, and is a former Trustee for Nativity Prep, an inner-city Jesuit middle school for boys.