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Fiduciary Trust Company International

May 08, 2014 09:00 ET

Fiduciary Trust Company International's Ellen Kratzer Receives "Women Who Dared Award" From the National Council of Jewish Women New York

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 8, 2014) - Fiduciary Trust Company International, a global investment management firm serving individuals, families, endowments and foundations and subsidiary of Franklin Templeton Investments, is pleased to announce that Ellen Kratzer has been named a recipient of the Women Who Dared Award by the National Council of Jewish Women New York. The annual award honors individuals who have distinguished themselves by empowering women, offering increased career opportunities and making a real difference in the lives of New York City's citizens.

The National Council of Jewish Women New York is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW New York strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

Ms. Kratzer, managing director of Fiduciary Trust, is the incoming president of the Association of Junior Leagues International which encompasses more than 155,000 women volunteers in 293 Junior Leagues in four countries. She also currently serves as co-chair of the Council for Canadian-American Relations.

"As a leader in her profession and as a dedicated volunteer and philanthropist, Ellen epitomizes the spirit of NCJW New York's founders. We are proud to present her with our Woman Who Dared Award to recognize her contributions to our city and her commitment to improving the lives of all New Yorkers," said Karol Todrys, co-president NCJW New York.

Ms. Kratzer joined Fiduciary Trust in 1995. In her role, she is responsible for developing new relationships for the firm with individuals, families and their advisors.

"I congratulate Ellen on this wonderful honor," said Henry P. Johnson, president and chief executive officer of Fiduciary Trust. "Ellen represents perfectly the quality of our employees. Her commitment to giving of herself to the benefit of others is evident in everything she does."

About Fiduciary Trust Company International
Fiduciary Trust Company International, a global investment management firm, has served individuals, families, endowments and foundations since 1931. With $46.3 billion in assets under management and administration as of March 31, 2014, 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

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

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