T. Rowe Price Appoints Ramon Richards as Chief Technology Officer

T. Rowe Price has announced Ramon Richards as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Richards took on the role on September 5, 2023, and is responsible for overseeing technology business solutions, technology services, and enterprise architecture functions.

Prior to joining T. Rowe Price, Richards served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Fannie Mae. In this position, he led the digital transformation efforts and had responsibilities across various areas such as software engineering, cybersecurity, enterprise data, infrastructure, and technology shared services. He also held leadership positions within Fannie Mae, including Senior Vice President of Integrated Technology Solutions and Senior Vice President of Securitization and Credit Technology.

Ramon Richards holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a B.S. in electrical engineering-telecommunications from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a B.S. in mathematics from Morehouse College. Additionally, he completed an Executive Development Program at Harvard Business School.

According to Kimberly Johnson, the Chief Operating Officer at T. Rowe Price, Richards is a seasoned technology executive who is known for his expertise in transformation and modernization. Johnson believes Richards is the perfect leader to guide the technology teams and strategy at T. Rowe Price, ensuring the delivery of reliable and user-friendly solutions that drive business results.

T. Rowe Price, established in 1937, is a global asset management company that helps individuals achieve their long-term investment goals. The firm is recognized for investment excellence, retirement leadership, and independent proprietary research. With a focus on client interests, T. Rowe Price offers retirement expertise and active management across various investment capabilities. As of August 31, 2023, the company manages $1.40 trillion in assets under management and serves millions of clients worldwide.