T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. announced today that its board of directors has elected Mark S. Bartlett to be an independent director of the company.
Until retiring in 2012, Mr. Bartlett was a partner at Ernst & Young LLP, serving as managing partner of the firm’s Baltimore office and senior client service partner for the mid-Atlantic region. He is a certified public accountant and has extensive experience in financial services, as well as other industries.
“Having served a variety of global and multi-national companies, Mark brings a broad range of valuable business experience that will serve the board and the firm well,” said Brian C. Rogers, chairman of T. Rowe Price Group. “We also look forward to benefiting from his significant accounting experience, as well as his expertise in securities regulation.”