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Ron is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of State Street.

Ron was previously president and chief operating officer of State Street, and before that, president and chief executive officer of State Street Global Advisors. Prior to joining State Street, he served as president of asset management and corporate services for Fidelity Investments. Prior to Fidelity, Mr. O’Hanley was president and chief executive officer of BNY Mellon Asset Management and vice chairman of Bank of New York Mellon. Mr. O’Hanley began his career at McKinsey & Company, where he was a partner.

Ron serves on the boards of Unum Corp., Beth Israel Lahey Health, ABL Space Systems, The Boston Foundation, The Ireland Funds, IYRS School of Technology and Trades, Syracuse niversity, WBUR, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He is Chair of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and the Financial Services Forum.

Ron is involved in investment industry efforts around climate, corporate governance, and diversity and inclusion. He has leadership roles at the Sustainable Markets Initiative, the International Business Council, Institute for International Finance, Focusing Capital on the Long Term, the Council for Inclusive Capitalism, and the Vatican Summit on the Just Transition with Notre Dame University.

Mr. O’Hanley received his BA from Syracuse University and MBA from Harvard University.

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