Harvard Management Company Leader Takes Medical Leave

Harvard Management Company Leader Takes Medical Leave l Harvard Magazine

May 23, 2016

  • The University announced this morning that Stephen Blyth, president and chief executive officer of Harvard Management Company—which invests the endowment assets—is taking a temporary medical leave of absence, effective immediately. Blyth assumed his current responsibilities just 17 months ago, effective January 1, 2015, and was engaged in a thorough review and redirection of the management company and its investment processes, as described here, after a period of disappointing investment returns.