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Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

President and COO Franklin Templeton Investments


Jenny Johnson is president and chief operating officer of Franklin Resources, Inc.

Ms. Johnson oversees the majority of investment management and all related investment management support services at Franklin Templeton and is also responsible for the firm’s global distribution efforts. In addition, Ms. Johnson also oversees product development and global technology including fintech and data science initiatives. She is a member of Franklin Resources' executive committee, a small group of the company's top leaders responsible for shaping the firm's overall strategy.
She joined the company in 1988 and previously held the role of co-president.

Ms. Johnson has been named one of Money Management Executive's Top Women in Asset Management and was chosen as one of Ignites' Most Influential Women in Fund Management. She is a recipient of the Robert L. Gould Award presented by global investment management association NICSA, which recognizes achievements in helping the mutual fund industry better serve investors through customer service, thought leadership and technology. She has also been recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business.

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