Edward C. “Ned” Johnson 3d, age 91, of Wellington, Fla., passed away on March 23, 2022.
Mr. Johnson led Fidelity Investments as chairman and CEO for over 40 years and oversaw its transformation from a small, regional mutual fund company into one of the world’s largest and most diversified financial services firms. Through his vision of making investment products and services accessible and affordable to average Americans, he helped spur the explosive growth of personal investing over the past four decades.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth (Lillie), his three children Abigail (Abby), Elizabeth (Beth) and Edward, and his seven grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are private. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.