76 E. Monroe Chicago
The Trailblazer Dinner is a high point of WIP’s annual calendar of events. Each year we focus on women who inspire us in achieving personal and professional excellence.
Carol W. Geremia, MFS President and Head of Global Distribution
Carol W. Geremia is president of MFS Investment Management® (MFS®) and head of Global Distribution. She leads the firm’s worldwide client-facing teams as well as product and marketing strategy. As a member of the firm’s Management Committee, she helps drive MFS’ long-term corporate strategy. In these roles, Carol oversees the management of the company’s global institutional and retail businesses, which span US and non-US markets. Her responsibilities include oversight of all teams managing relationships with large corporate and public retirement plans, sovereign wealth plans, global intermediaries, insurance companies, retirement platforms and other advisory practices that distribute the firm’s investment products.
Carol joined MFS in 1984 and served as co-head of Global Distribution from 2011 through 2017. She has served as president of the firm’s institutional business since 2004. Prior to that, she was president of MFS Retirement Services, which serviced US plan sponsors and their participants. There, she spent 20 years devoting her expertise in fiduciary responsibility and stewardship to the retirement industry.
Throughout her 34-year career at MFS, Carol has held roles focused primarily on fiduciary responsibility, stewardship and sustainability, and she has actively engaged with clients at all levels to ensure that the firm builds products and services aligned with their needs.
Carol is a member of the City Year Seven Generations Board. She also serves as a member of the MFS Charitable Oversight Committee and as an Advisory Council member for Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Inc.