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People: Templeton Dragon Fund Inc (TDF)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Rupert Johnson

76 2013 Chairman of the Board, Vice President

Mark Mobius

80 2002 President and Chief Executive Officer - Investment Management

Mark Otani

48 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer

Laura Fergerson

54 2009 Chief Executive Officer - Finance and Administration

Robert Rosselot

56 2013 Chief Compliance Officer

Lori Weber

52 2013 Vice President, Secretary

Alison Baur

52 2012 Vice President, Assistant Secretary

Aliya Gordon

43 2009 Vice President, Assistant Secretary

Steven Gray

61 2009 Vice President, Assistant Secretary

Kimberly Novotny

44 2013 Vice President, Assistant Secretary

Karen Skidmore

64 2009 Vice President, Assistant Secretary

Craig Tyle

56 2005 Vice President, Assistant Secretary

Selena Holmes

51 2012 Vice President - AML Compliance

Edith Holiday

64 2007 Lead Independent Director

Gregory Johnson

55 2006 Director

Harris Ashton

84 1994 Independent Director

Ann Bates

58 2008 Independent Director

Francis Crothers

72 1998 Independent Director

J. Michael Luttig

61 2009 Independent Director

David Niemiec

67 2005 Independent Director

Frank Olson

84 2003 Independent Director

Larry Thompson

70 2005 Independent Director

Constantine Tseretopoulos

62 1998 Independent Director

Robert Wade

70 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Rupert Johnson

Mr. Rupert H. Johnson Jr., is Chairman of the Board, Vice President of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc. He has been Chairman of the Board and Director since 2013 and Vice President since 1996. He has been Chairman of the Board, Member—Office of the Chairman, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Resources, Inc.; officer and/or director or trustee, as the case may be, of some of the other subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc. and of 44 of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments; and Vice Chairman, Investment Company Institute.

Mark Mobius

Mr. Mark Mobius is President and Chief Executive Officer - Investment Management of Templetion Dragon Fund Inc. He is President since 1994 and Chief Executive Officer—Investment Management since 2002. He has been Portfolio Manager of various Templeton advisory affiliates; Managing Director, Templeton Asset Management Ltd.; and officer and/or director, as the case may be, of some of the other subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc. and of six of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments.

Mark Otani

Mr. Mark H. Otani is Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since February 2009. He has been Director, Global Fund Accounting Operations, Franklin Templeton Investments; and officer of 14 of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments.

Laura Fergerson

Ms. Laura F. Fergerson is Chief Executive Officer - Finance and Administration of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc. She has been Senior Vice President, Franklin Templeton Services, LLC; and officer of 46 of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments; and formerly, Director and member of Audit and Valuation Committees, Runkel Funds, Inc. (2003-2004); Assistant Treasurer of most of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments (1997-2003); and Vice President, Franklin Templeton Services, LLC (1997-2003).

Robert Rosselot

Mr. Robert C. Rosselot is Chief Compliance Officer of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since March 2013. He has been Director, Global Compliance, Franklin Templeton Investments; Vice President, Franklin Templeton Companies, LLC; officer of 46 of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments; and formerly, Senior Associate General Counsel, Franklin Templeton Investments (2007–2013); and Secretary and Vice President, Templeton Group of Funds (2004–2013).

Lori Weber

Mr. Lori A. Weber is Vice President, Secretary of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc. He is Vice President since 2011 and Secretary since 2013. He also serves as Senior Associate General Counsel, Franklin Templeton Investments; Assistant Secretary, Franklin Resources, Inc.; Vice President and Secretary, Templeton Investment Counsel, LLC; Vice President, Fiduciary Trust International of the South; and officer of 46 of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments.

Alison Baur

Mr. Alison E. Baur is Vice President, Assistant Secretary of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since 2012. He also serves as Deputy General Counsel, Franklin Templeton Investments; and officer of some of the other subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc. and of 46 of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments.

Aliya Gordon

Mr. Aliya S. Gordon is Vice President, Assistant Secretary of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc. He is Senior Associate General Counsel, Franklin Templeton Investments; officer of 46 of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments; and formerly, Litigation Associate, Steefel, Levitt & Weiss, LLP (2000–2004).

Steven Gray

Mr. Steven J. Gray is Vice President, Assistant Secretary of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since 2009. He has been Senior Associate General Counsel, Franklin Templeton Investments; Vice President, Franklin Templeton Distributors, Inc. and Franklin Alternative Strategies Advisers, LLC; and officer of 46 of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments.

Kimberly Novotny

Mr. Kimberly H. Novotny is Vice President, Assistant Secretary of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since March 2013. He also serves as Associate General Counsel, Franklin Templeton Investments; Vice President and Secretary, Fiduciary Trust International of the South; Vice President, Templeton Investment Counsel, LLC; Assistant Secretary, Franklin Resources, Inc.; and officer of 46 of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments.

Karen Skidmore

Ms. Karen L. Skidmore is Vice President, Assistant Secretary of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since 2009. She has been Senior Associate General Counsel, Franklin Templeton Investments; and officer of 46 of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments.

Craig Tyle

Mr. Craig Steven Tyle is Vice President, Assistant Secretary of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since 2005. He was General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Franklin Resources, Inc.; and officer of some of the other subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc. and of 46 of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments.

Selena Holmes

Ms. Selena L. Holmes is Vice President - AML Compliance of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since 2012. She also serves as Director, Global Compliance Monitoring; Chief Compliance Officer, Franklin Alternative Strategies Advisers, LLC; Vice President, Franklin Templeton Companies, LLC; and officer of 46 of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments.

Edith Holiday

Ms. Edith E. Holiday is Lead Independent Director of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc. She served as Director since 1996 and Lead Independent Director since 2007. She served as Director or Trustee of various companies and trusts; and formerly, Assistant to the President of the United States and Secretary of the Cabinet (1990-1993); General Counsel to the United States Treasury Department (1989-1990); and Counselor to the Secretary and Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs and Public Liaison"United States Treasury Department (1988-1989).

Gregory Johnson

Mr. Gregory E. Johnson is Director of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since 2006. He was Chairman of the Board, Member—Office of the Chairman, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Resources, Inc.; officer and/or director or trustee, as the case may be, of some of the other subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc. and of 44 of the investment companies in Franklin Templeton Investments; and Vice Chairman, Investment Company Institute.

Harris Ashton

Mr. Harris J. Ashton is an Independent Director of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since1994. He has been Director of various companies; and formerly, Director, RBC Holdings, Inc. (bank holding company) (until 2002); and President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, General Host Corporation (nursery and craft centers) (until 1998).

Ann Bates

Ms. Ann Torre Bates is an Independent Director of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since 2008. She is Independent strategic and financial consultant; and formerly, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, NHP Incorporated (manager of multifamily housing) (1995–1997); and Vice President and Treasurer, US Airways, Inc. (until 1995).

Francis Crothers

Mr. Francis J. Crothers is an Independent Director of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since 1998. He has been Director and Vice Chairman, Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd.; director of various other private business and nonprofit organizations; and formerly, Chairman, Atlantic Equipment and Power Ltd. (1977–2003).

J. Michael Luttig

Mr. J. Michael Luttig is an Independent Director of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc. He serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and member of the Executive Council, The Boeing Company (aerospace company); and formerly, Federal Appeals Court Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (1991–2006).

David Niemiec

Mr. David W. Niemiec is an Independent Director of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since 2005. He is Advisor, Saratoga Partners (private equity fund); and formerly, Managing Director, Saratoga Partners (1998–2001) and SBC Warburg Dillon Read (investment banking) (1997–1998); Vice Chairman, Dillon, Read & Co. Inc. (investment banking) (1991–1997); and Chief Financial Officer, Dillon, Read & Co. Inc. (1982–1997).

Frank Olson

Mr. Frank A. Olson is an Independent Director of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since 2003. He is Director of various companies; and formerly, Chairman of the Board, The Hertz Corporation (car rental) (1980–2000) and Chief Executive Officer (1977–1999); and Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, UAL Corporation (airlines) (June–December 1987).

Larry Thompson

Mr. Larry D. Thompson is an Independent Director of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since 2005. He served as Director of various companies; John A. Sibley Professor of Corporate and Business Law, University of Georgia School of Law (January 2015; previously 2011–2012); and formerly, Executive Vice President—Government Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, PepsiCo, Inc. (consumer products) (2012–2014); Senior Vice President—Government Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary, PepsiCo, Inc. (2004–2011); Senior Fellow of The Brookings Institution (2003–2004); Visiting Professor, University of Georgia School of Law (2004); and Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice (2001–2003).

Constantine Tseretopoulos

Mr. Constantine D. Tseretopoulos is an Independent Director of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc. He is Physician, Chief of Staff, owner and operator of the Lyford Cay Hospital (1987–present); director of various nonprofit organizations; and formerly, Cardiology Fellow, University of Maryland (1985–1987); and Internal Medicine Resident, Greater Baltimore Medical Center (1982–1985).

Robert Wade

Mr. Robert E. Wade is an Independent Director of Templeton Dragon Fund Inc., since 2006. He is Attorney at law engaged in private practice (1972–2008) and member of various boards.