Kathleen A. Murphy | Markle
Kathleen A. Murphy | Markle

Kathleen A. Murphy

Senior Adviser to the CEO, Fidelity Investments;
Member, Markle Board of Directors

Kathleen Murphy is a Senior Adviser to the CEO of Fidelity Investments, a Board member at Snyk Technologies, and an Advisory Board member at FliptRX. She joined Fidelity in 2009 as President of Personal Investing and served in that role for 13 years. Under her leadership, she drove extraordinary growth and expansion of the business (from approx. $850B to $4.4Trillion in client assets over her tenure) and led a significant digital transformation that propelled accelerated growth and productivity. Personal Investing provides a full range of investment and financial planning services to millions of individual investors including wealth management, retirement planning, and brokerage services. Personal Investing is a leading provider of offerings such as mutual funds, IRAs, ETFs, college savings plans, and more. In that role, Ms. Murphy also led Fidelity’s life insurance and annuities business, its workplace savings business for tax-exempt organizations, all of the firm’s brand and advertising programs, Fidelity’s digital programs, and its Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence.

Prior to joining Fidelity, Ms. Murphy was CEO of ING U.S. Wealth Management, leading the Defined Contribution, Defined Benefit, Retirement Solutions, Annuities, and ING Advisors Network businesses. Ms. Murphy began her career with Aetna, spending 15 years in a variety of legal, strategy and government affairs positions, eventually serving as general counsel and chief compliance officer, Aetna Financial Services.

Ms. Murphy is also Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Football Foundation. She has repeatedly been named one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in American Business” by Fortune magazine, one of the “Wall Street Top 50” and “Business 100” by Irish America magazine, and named one of the “25 Most Powerful Women in Finance” by US Banker, among other honors.