Abigail Johnson, the daughter of Fidelity Investments' chairman and CEO Edward C. Johnson 3d, is playing a larger role in helping oversee some of Fidelity's funds.

Abigail Johnson will serve as a member of Fidelity funds' advisory board, a two-person committee which assists the directors who govern Fidelity funds of Boston. Fund directors asked Johnson to join the advisory board because of her experience, said Jessica Johnson, a Fidelity spokesperson.

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