Fidelity Executive Killed In Kayaking Accident

Aug 15 2011 | 12:18pm ET

Boyce Greer, head of Fidelity Investments' Strategic Advisers unit and its global asset allocation group, died yesterday in a kayaking accident in Idaho. He was 55 years old.

Greer was injured kayaking on the north branch of the Payette River in Banks, about 45 miles north of Boise, at about noon. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Details of the accident and Greer's injury were not released.

Greer joined Fidelity in 1987 as a portfolio manager, two years after receiving his Ph.D in public policy from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. During his nearly 24 years at the firm, he handled fixed-income, municipal bonds, money markets and equity research before reaching his final posts at Fido.

Greer, who lived in Amherst, N.H., was an avid kayaker. In addition to his duties at Fidelity, he was a co-owner of kayaking equipment makers LiquidLogic and Legacy Paddlesports.


In Depth

Q&A: Filippo Pignatti Morano On The Ultimate Alternative Investment...Classic Cars

Jan 29 2015 | 12:37pm ET

In 2011, Filippo Pignatti Morano launched a fund to invest in classic cars. FINalternatives...

Lifestyle

Looking For A Hedge Fund Manager? Try Davos

Jan 28 2015 | 8:48am ET

Davos, Switzerland seems to have become the hedge fund capital of the world—at...

Guest Contributor

Five Tips For Successfully Marketing Your Hedge Fund

Jan 30 2015 | 9:14am ET

When it comes to the hedge fund industry, the notion of “build it and it will...

 

Editor's Note