Sean Hagerty

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Managing Director, Vanguard Europe

Sean Hagerty is managing director for Vanguard Europe, responsible for leading the operations and distribution efforts of the European business. He relocated to London in 2016.


Prior to this role, Sean was a principal in the Portfolio Review Department in the United States, responsible for overseeing all of Vanguard’s mutual funds and ETFs, assessing fund performance and portfolio consistency, and monitoring Vanguard’s external advisors. Since joining Vanguard in 1997, Mr. Hagerty has been head of Corporate Strategy and principal of Retail Marketing and Communications, and he has held various management positions in Vanguard’s institutional business. Before Vanguard, he worked for PNC Bank and Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co.


Mr. Hagerty earned a B.B.A. from St. Bonaventure University and an M.S. in communications from Villanova University. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.