Lord Abbett Family of Funds Expands Board of Directors with Two New Appointments

The independent Directors/Trustees of the Lord Abbett Family of Funds have appointed Mark A. Schmid and Douglas B. Sieg to serve on the Funds’ Board, according to a Business Wire press release.

These appointments (effective April 20, 2016, for Mr. Schmid, and effective February 24, 2016 for Mr. Sieg) expand the number of Directors/Trustees, from nine to 11. 

Currently, Mr. Schmid is Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of the University of Chicago, a position he has held since 2009. Mr. Sieg is the Partner in charge of Client Services for Lord Abbett, a position he has held since 2013. He joined the firm in 1994, and was named a Partner in 2001. 

Read the full press release here.