Business 100 - 2010

Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen Murphy/Fidelity Personal Investing

Kathy Murphy is president of Fidelity Personal Investing and is responsible for Fidelity’s life insurance and annuity business, its workplace savings business for tax-exempt organizations, Fidelity’s brand and advertising programs, and online strategies. Kathy is a 25-year veteran of the financial industry.

Before joining Fidelity in 2009, she held senior executive positions at ING, where she managed divisions spanning wealth management, retirement services, employee benefits, individual products, an independent broker dealer platform and institutional capital markets. Kathy serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of America’s Promise, on the Advisory Board of the Smurfit School of Business at the University of Dublin, and the Board of Directors of the University of Connecticut Foundation. She earned a BA degree summa cum laude from Fairfield University in 1984 and a JD with highest honors from the University of Connecticut in 1987. Kathy’s father’s family is from Cork and her mother’s is from Kerry. She is a third-generation Irish American and is married with one son.