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Vanguard’s CEO, Salim Ramji

Vanguard’s CEO, Salim Ramji

Vanguard’s CEO, Salim Ramji

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1975

Vanguard commences operations May 1, 1975

1929

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

423

Number of funds offered worldwide, as of May 31, 2024: 208 in the U.S. (including variable annuity portfolios) and 215 in markets outside the U.S.

50M+

More than 50 million investors, as of December 31, 2023

0.08%

Asset-weighted average U.S. fund expenses, as a share of 2023 average net U.S. assets**

20,000

Approximate number of crew (employees) worldwide, as of December 31, 2023

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