Jennifer M. Johnson
Jennifer M. Johnson is president and chief operating officer of Franklin Resources, Inc., where she oversees the majority of investment management and all related investment management support services. She is responsible for Franklin Templeton’s global retail and institutional distribution efforts. Ms. Johnson oversees client service, fund administration, global technology, and the company’s high-net-worth business, Fiduciary Trust Company International. She is an officer of Franklin Resources and serves as a director of Fiduciary Trust Company International and several other subsidiaries of Franklin Resources. Ms. Johnson was named one of 10 executives on Money Management Executive’s inaugural list of Top Women in Asset Management and was chosen by her peers as one of Ignites.com’s Most Influential Women in Fund Management. She received the Robert L. Gould Award presented by NICSA, recognizing achievement in helping the mutual fund industry better serve investors through customer service, thought leadership, and technology. Ms. Johnson was recognized twice by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business. She is a trustee at Crystal Springs Uplands School and a board member of the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Ms. Johnson earned her BA in economics from the University of California, Davis.