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Franklin Resources Inc (BEN)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gregory Johnson

55 2015 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Jennifer Johnson

51 2015 Co-President, Chief Operating Officer

Vijay Advani

54 2015 Co-President

Rupert Johnson

76 1999 Vice Chairman of the Board

Kenneth Lewis

54 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Craig Tyle

56 2005 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

William Yun

55 2008 Executive Vice President - Alternatives Strategies

Charles Johnson

58 2013 Director

Peter Barker

67 2013 Independent Director

Mariann Byerwalter

55 2015 Independent Director

Mark Pigott

62 2011 Independent Director

Chutta Ratnathicam

68 2003 Independent Director

Laura Stein

54 2005 Independent Director

Seth Waugh

58 2015 Independent Director

Geoff Yang

2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gregory Johnson

Mr. Gregory E. Johnson is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. G. Johnson brings leadership and extensive business and operating experience, as well as significant knowledge of our Company and the global fund management industry, to the Board. Mr. G. Johnson is a certified public accountant and prior to joining the Company, was a senior accountant with Coopers & Lybrand. Over his 29-year tenure with the Company, Mr. G. Johnson has held officer and director positions with various subsidiaries of the Company; hands-on experience that provides him with in-depth knowledge of the Company’s operations. Mr. G. Johnson’s presence on the Board provides the Board with management’s current perspectives on the Company’s business and strategic vision for the Company. Mr. G. Johnson’s service on various boards of industry organizations, including the Investment Company Institute’s Board of Governors, also provides the Board with the benefit of additional perspectives on industry developments, including regulatory and policy issues. He is a past Chairman and is currently serving as Vice Chairman of the Investment Company Institute.

Jennifer Johnson

Ms. Jennifer M. Johnson is Co-President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Ms. Johnson was Executive Vice President of Franklin Resources, Inc. formerly, Executive Vice President–Operations and Technology of Franklin from December 2005 to March 2010, and Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Franklin from May 2003 to December 2005; officer and/or director of certain subsidiaries of Franklin.

Vijay Advani

Mr. Vijay C. Advani is Co-President of the Company. Mr. Advani was Executive Vice President - Global Advisory Services of Franklin Resources, Inc. formerly, Executive Vice President-Global Distribution of Franklin from June 2008 to March 2011, and Executive Vice President–Global Advisor Services of Franklin from December 2005 to June 2008; officer and/or director of certain subsidiaries of Franklin.

Rupert Johnson

Mr. Rupert H. Johnson, Jr., is Vice Chairman of the Board of the company. Mr. R. Johnson’s service as Vice Chairman of the Company and as an officer, director or trustee of various subsidiaries of the Company and Franklin Templeton mutual funds since its inception provide the Board with significant knowledge of and insights into the Company and the global fund management industry in which we operate. His fundamental knowledge of the Company gained over 50 years gives him an important perspective on the Company and provides significant leadership, business and operational expertise to the Board. Mr. Johnson has served on various industry boards and committees addressing investment company issues including the Board of Governors of the Investment Company Institute. In his capacity with the Company, he has served as Director of Research and is a portfolio manager for one of its funds. He provides the Board with a unique perspective on critical components of the Company’s business.

Kenneth Lewis

Mr. Kenneth A. Lewis is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. He served as Executive Vice President of Franklin since October 2007 and Chief Financial Officer of Franklin since October 2006; formerly, Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Franklin from October 2006 to October 2007, Vice President–Enterprise Risk Management of Franklin from April 2006 to October 2006 and Vice President and Treasurer of Franklin from June 2002 to April 2006; officer and/or director of certain subsidiaries of Franklin; officer of various registered investment companies managed or advised by subsidiaries of Franklin.

Craig Tyle

Mr. Craig Steven Tyle is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the company, since August 2005; formerly, a partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP (a law firm) from March 2004 to July 2005 and General Counsel for the Investment Company Institute (a trade group for the U.S. fund industry) from September 1997 through March 2004; officer and/or director of certain subsidiaries of Franklin; officer of various registered investment companies managed or advised by subsidiaries of Franklin.

William Yun

Mr. William Young Yun is Executive Vice President - Alternatives Strategies of the company. since June 2008; formerly, Executive Vice President– Institutional of Franklin from December 2005 to June 2008, and President of Fiduciary Trust, a subsidiary of Franklin acquired in April 2001, from 2000 to December 2005; officer and/or director of certain subsidiaries of Franklin; officer of registered investment company managed or advised by subsidiaries of Franklin.

Charles Johnson

Mr. Charles E. Johnson, CPA is Director of the company. Mr. C. E. Johnson’s experience as founder and Managing Member of Tano Capital and as a director of Company subsidiary Darby Overseas Investments, Ltd., provides the Board with wide-ranging expertise and insights into alternative asset management and the global fund management industry. He also contributes extensive knowledge of the Company as a result of spending over 20 years of his career working in various positions at the Company and its subsidiaries, including serving as a co-president of the Company from 1999 to 2002 and Chief Executive Officer and President of Company subsidiary Templeton Worldwide Inc. from 1994 to 2002. While serving in those roles, Mr. C. E. Johnson’s responsibilities included global oversight of all portfolio management, information technology, product development and mergers and acquisitions. He is a Certified Public Accountant and also serves on various non-profit boards, including Curriki, the Addiction Education Society, the South San Francisco chapter of the Salvation Army rehabilitation center, Facing Addiction and the Carolands Preservation Foundation.

Peter Barker

Mr. Peter K. Barker is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Barker’s significant financial expertise provides the Board with valuable perspectives on international financial, investment management and banking matters. During his 40 plus years of experience with Goldman, Sachs & Co., and JP Morgan Chase & Co., during which he has served in numerous leadership roles, including as head of Goldman Sach’s investment banking activities on the West Coast, he developed a deep understanding of capital structure, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions and wide-ranging management expertise. Mr. Barker’s current and prior service on the boards of several private and public companies as well as with non-profit organizations including the W.M. Keck Foundation and Claremont McKenna College provides our Board with the benefit of his perspectives on business, corporate governance and citizenship.

Mariann Byerwalter

Ms. Mariann H. Byerwalter’s is a Independent Director of the company. Ms. Byerwalter’s significant financial expertise provides the Board with valuable perspectives on finance, accounting and investment management matters. From her leadership roles at Stanford University and several financial institutions she has a deep understanding of accounting and strategic planning as well as wide-ranging management expertise. Ms. Byerwalter’s current and prior service on the boards of private and public companies as well as with non-profit organizations including SRI International, Pacific LifeCorp and Pacific Mutual Holding Company, Burlington Capital Group, Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, and the Stanford University Board of Trustees also provides our Board with the benefit of her perspectives on business, corporate governance and citizenship.

Mark Pigott

Mr. Mark C. Pigott is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Pigott’s experience leading PACCAR Inc, a Fortune 200 company, provides the Board with valuable perspectives on financial, operational and strategic matters. Mr. Pigott has been recognized several times as one of the 10 Best CEOs by Forbes magazine. Under his leadership, PACCAR has generated superior long term shareholder returns and received 30 J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Awards. He brings substantial expertise in the areas of client service and customer satisfaction. As the leader of a major global company, Mr. Pigott developed a deep understanding of issues associated with operating in multiple jurisdictions. His service on several boards including the Royal Shakespeare Company America and the PACCAR Foundation, as well as his service on the board of PACCAR, provides our Board with the benefit of his views on business, corporate governance and citizenship, finance and compensation matters.

Chutta Ratnathicam

Mr. Chutta Ratnathicam is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Ratnathicam’s experience of over 27 years in various accounting, finance and executive management roles, including as the Chief Financial Officer at CNF, Inc., provides the Board with significant expertise in the areas of finance, accounting, strategic planning and auditing. Mr. Ratnathicam has held finance and other management positions internationally, and has a keen understanding of the issues facing a multinational business such as the Company. He is on the Advisory Board of the California State University East Bay School of Business and Namaste Direct, a micro finance organization, and qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” under the rules and regulations of the SEC.

Laura Stein

Ms. Laura Stein is Independent Director of the company. As general counsel of two multinational corporations, with responsibility for legal, compliance, corporate governance, risk management and internal audit, among other matters, Ms. Stein brings expertise in these critical areas to the Board. Ms. Stein speaks six languages and has lived in non-US jurisdictions, bringing a global perspective and experience. She has a deep understanding of financial statements, corporate finance, and accounting. In addition, Ms. Stein’s leadership and service on the boards of non-profit organizations including Corporate Pro Bono, Equal Justice Works and the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity also provide the Board with the benefit of additional perspectives on diversity and corporate citizenship.

Seth Waugh

Mr. Seth H. Waugh is a Independent Director of the company. Mr. Waugh’s significant experience in the financial sector provides the Board with valuable perspectives on capital markets, banking and investment management. Having held various leadership roles at Deutsche Bank and other financial institutions, Mr. Waugh brings strong leadership skills as well as deep knowledge of operational and strategic matters to the Board. His service on the boards of the Deutsche Bank Americas Advisory Board, the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, The Clearing House, the Financial Services Forum and the Board of Governors of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) provides our Board with the benefit of his substantial expertise in financial industry developments and corporate citizenship.

Geoff Yang

Mr. Geoffrey Y. Yang is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Yang’s experience as a Founding Partner and Managing Director of Redpoint Ventures provides the Board with valuable perspectives on financial and strategic matters as well as expertise in the capital markets. Since joining the venture capital business in 1985, Mr. Yang has helped start many media and infrastructure companies, including Ask Jeeves, Excite, MySpace, Foundry Networks and Juniper Networks. This experience provides strategic direction, growth and technology expertise to the Company. Mr. Yang’s current and prior service on the boards of several private and public companies as well as with non-profit organizations including the Advisory Council for the Stanford Graduate School of Business, the United States Golf Association and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation, provides our Board with the benefit of his perspectives on business, corporate governance and citizenship, and finance.

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