Having entrusted its board of directors to have a great deal of input on the possible sale of Putnam Investments, the chairman of the board, John Hill, told the Boston Globe that the board would like to find a buyer that will keep management in place. While it isn’t a requirement that management stay on, Hill added, it is preferable, since the company is finally showing signs of renewed strength.

That would likely mean that Putnam CEO Charles “Ed” Haldeman would stay in his position, a role in which he has said he would like to continue to serve.

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