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Abigail Johnson

Abigail Johnson at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on April 24, 2012
Born Abigail Pierrepont Johnson
(1961-12-19) December 19, 1961 (age 55)
Residence Boston, Massachusetts[1]
Citizenship United States[1]
Education William Smith College
Harvard Business School
Occupation Chairman, CEO and President, Fidelity Investments
Chairman, Fidelity International
Net worth US$13.8 billion (December 2016)[2]
Spouse(s) Christopher John McKown (m. 1988)[3][4]
Children 2[1][4]
Relatives Edward C. Johnson II (grandfather), Edward C. Johnson III (father), Edward C. Johnson IV (brother),[5] Elizabeth Johnson (sister)

I demand pretty aggressive goal setting and a commitment to measured progress towards those goals because I don't like surprises. I don't even like good surprises.
Abigail Johnson
There's a time that may come in an organization where leading by influence is not enough. When things are not going the way they need to go, there's a time when one has to step up… to set the organization back on the right direction.
Abigail Johnson
Lots of people will give you advice… and depending upon how well they know you, the advice might be valid or not so valid.
Abigail Johnson
No matter how senior you get in an organization, no matter how well you're perceived to be doing, your job is never done. Every day, you get up and the world is changing; your customers are expecting more from you. Your competitors are putting pressure on you by doing more and trying to beat you here and beat you there.
Abigail Johnson