SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 13, 2013) - Franklin Resources, Inc. (the "Company") (
Additionally, the company announced that Charles E. Johnson has been named to the Franklin Resources, Inc. board of directors, effective June 13, 2013. Charles E. Johnson was formerly co-president of Franklin Resources from 1999 until 2003. He is currently the founder and managing general partner of Tano Capital, a San Mateo, CA-based family office and alternative asset management firm, with offices in Mauritius, Mumbai, San Mateo, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo.
Also effective June 13, 2013, Charles B. Johnson has retired as chairman, director/trustee and officer of certain US-registered Franklin and Templeton funds (the "FT funds"). In addition, effective June 13, 2013, Rupert H. Johnson, Jr., director/trustee and vice president of certain FT funds, was appointed to the boards of the FT funds for which he was not already a director/trustee and he was also appointed as chairman of the board for the FT funds. Gregory E. Johnson, director/trustee of certain FT funds, was appointed to the boards of the FT funds for which he was not already a director/trustee.
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