Charles E. Haldeman

Charles E. Haldeman

Most recently, Mr. Haldeman served as CEO of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (“Freddie Mac”), the government-sponsored mortgage company. He joined Freddie Mac in 2009 after it had been placed in conservatorship by the Federal Housing Finance Agency in response to the financial crisis. He stabilized the company, built a new management team, and reduced general and administrative spending by 10 percent before retiring in 2012. Before leading Freddie Mac, Mr. Haldeman was President and CEO and then Chairman of Putnam Investment Management, becoming CEO after Putnam was implicated in the mutual fund scandal of 2003. He rebuilt the business and its investment team, and oversaw the $3.9 billion sale of Putnam in 2007. Previously, Mr. Haldeman served as Chairman and CEO of Delaware Investments, and President and COO of United Asset Management Corporation (UAM). He began his career at Cooke & Bieler, an affiliate of UAM, rising to Partner and Portfolio Manager.  Mr. Haldeman served as a trustee of Dartmouth College from 2004 through 2012 and Chairman of the Board from 2007 through 2010, and Dartmouth’s Haldeman Center houses several key intellectual institutions including the Ethics Institute.