NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 30, 2014) - Fiduciary Trust Company International, a global investment management firm serving individuals, families, endowments and foundations and an affiliate of Franklin Templeton Investments, announced today Margot Bogert has been elected to its board of directors. Ms. Bogert currently serves as chairman, board of trustees, of The Frick Collection.
"Margot is a wonderful addition to our board of directors," said Henry P. Johnson, president and chief executive officer of Fiduciary Trust. "We have enormous respect for her board and governance experience and look forward to the insights and unique perspective she will bring to our business."
Ms. Bogert is past chairman of the board of trustees of Sarah Lawrence College, before which she was vice chairman. In addition, she was one of the first women members of the National Executive Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts of America. In 2004 she founded the World Scout Fund/USA which supports community projects in underdeveloped nations. Ms. Bogert also dedicates her time to the Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York and the Woodland Foundation in New York City, of which she is president. She has also served on the board of trustees of the Northern Westchester Hospital Center.
About Fiduciary Trust Company International
Fiduciary Trust Company International, a global investment management firm, has served individuals, families, endowments and foundations since 1931. With $45.6 billion in assets under management and administration as of December 31, 2013, the firm specializes in strategic wealth planning, investment management and trust and estate services, as well as tax and custody services. The firm and its subsidiaries maintain offices in New York, Miami, Boca Raton, Los Angeles, San Mateo, CA, Washington, D.C. Wilmington, DE, St. Petersburg, FL, London and Hong Kong. For more information please visit fiduciarytrust.com.
Fiduciary Trust Company International is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN), a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management solutions managed by its Franklin, Templeton, Mutual Series, Franklin Bissett, Fiduciary Trust, Darby, Balanced Equity Management and K2 investment teams. The San Mateo, CA-based company has more than 65 years of investment experience and over $886 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2014. For more information, please visit franklintempleton.com.
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