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Vanguard’s CEO and chairman, Tim Buckley

Vanguard’s CEO and chairman, Tim Buckley

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1975

Vanguard commences operations May 1, 1975

1929

Wellington Fund, Vanguard’s oldest, launches July 1, 1929

$8.0T

Total assets under management worldwide, as of September 30, 2021

417

Number of funds offered worldwide, as of September 30, 2021: 210 in the U.S. (including variable annuity portfolios) and 207 in markets outside the U.S.

30M+

More than 30 million investors, as of September 30, 2021

0.09%

Asset-weighted average U.S. fund expenses, as a share of 2020 average net U.S. assets**

17,300

Approximate number of crew (employees) worldwide, as of September 30, 2021

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