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Fiduciary Trust Company International

September 09, 2014 10:20 ET

Fiduciary Trust Company International's Teresa Weintraub Receives "Women Who Make a Difference" Award from the International Women's Forum

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2014) - Fiduciary Trust Company International, a global investment management firm serving individuals, families, endowments and foundations and an affiliate of Franklin Templeton Investments, is pleased to announce that Teresa Valdes-Fauli Weintraub, president and chief executive officer, Fiduciary Trust International of the South, has been named a recipient of the International Women's Forum (IWF) "Women Who Make a Difference" Award.

The "Women Who Make a Difference" Awards celebrate workplace diversity, support for the advancement of women and enlightened leadership. The recipients of this award are members of IWF affiliates and are honored for their outstanding achievement. These honorees are highly respected women in their fields, and their contributions serve an exemplary model for women's progress. Ms. Weintraub currently serves as Treasurer of IWF and is a past president of IWF Florida.

"The International Women's Forum advances leadership across careers, cultures and continents, connecting the world's most preeminent women of significant and diverse achievement," said Toni Randolph, president, IWF Florida. "Teresa embodies the values of IWF through her business and civic accomplishments. She is a leader in her industry and in her community. We at IWF Florida are proud to have had her as a leader and honored to nominate her for this prestigious award."

"This is an extraordinary honor for Teresa," said Henry P. Johnson, president and chief executive officer of Fiduciary Trust Company International. "Teresa has passionately served the community for years and has made a huge difference in the lives of the people she has touched by advancing and strengthening Miami's vital philanthropic resources."

Ms. Weintraub joined Fiduciary Trust in 1998 where she serves as president and chief executive officer, Fiduciary Trust International of the South, based in Miami, FL. Her talents and efforts have effected significant positive change in Miami's community. She is a board member of Miami Jewish Health Systems and has served as president of many non-profit organizations, including Miami Dade's Leave A Legacy Program and The Miami Foundation. As co-chair of Leave A Legacy for over 17 years, she has helped countless non-profits become more effective and responsive to the community. 

About the International Women's Forum
Founded in 1982, the IWF advances leadership across careers, cultures and continents by connecting the world's most preeminent women of significant and diverse achievement. The IWF has grown across 6 continents into 33 nations. There are more than 5,500 women leaders participating in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America. 

About Fiduciary Trust Company International
 
Fiduciary Trust Company International, a global investment management firm, has served individuals, families, endowments and foundations since 1931. With over $47 billion in assets under administration and management as of June 30, 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 fiduciarytrust.com.

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN) is a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management to retail, institutional and sovereign wealth clients in over 150 countries. Through specialized teams, the Company has expertise across all asset classes -- including equity, fixed income, alternative and custom solutions. The Company's more than 600 investment professionals are supported by its integrated, worldwide team of risk management professionals and global trading desk network. With offices in 35 countries, the California-based company has more than 65 years of investment experience and over $907 billion in assets under management as of July 31, 2014. For more information, please visit franklintempleton.com/franklinresources.com.

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