Jenny Johnson

Chief Executive Officer
Franklin Templeton

Jenny Johnson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Franklin Templeton. In a career at Franklin Templeton spanning over 30 years, she has been a key driver in the company's transformation to what is now one of the most respected global firms focused on investment management, technology, innovation, diversity and corporate and social responsibility.

Ms. Johnson joined the firm in 1988 and held leadership roles in all major divisions of the business before becoming CEO in February 2020. She led the historic acquisition of Legg Mason in 2020, with the combined organization managing approximately $1.5 trillion in assets globally.

Ms. Johnson has received numerous recognitions, including being named to Barron's 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance list for three consecutive years, most recently in 2022, and Forbes’ World's 100 Most Powerful Women and 50 Over 50 lists in 2022, highlighting women across industries with impressive achievements. She serves on a variety of boards aligned with her professional and personal interests. She is a member of the International Advisory Panel of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the board of directors of Catalyst, and the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum.

She holds a B.A. in economics from the University of California at Davis.