Jenny Johnson on Managing a Trillion-Dollar Firm

Masters in Business

07-07-2023 • 1 hr 4 mins

On a special 500th-episode edition of Masters in Business, Bloomberg Radio host Barry Ritholtz speaks with Jenny Johnson, the president and chief executive officer of Franklin Templeton. Johnson joined the firm in 1988 and held leadership roles in all its major divisions, including investment management, distribution, technology, operations and high-net-worth, before becoming CEO in February 2020. She also led the historic acquisition of Legg Mason in 2020, with the combined organization managingmore than $1.5 trillion globally. Among many other accolades, she has been named to Barron's list of the 100 most influential women in US finance for three consecutive years, most recently in 2022.

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