Board of Directors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Appoints Jennifer M. Johnson

For Release: September 30, 2015

STANFORD, Calif. Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has welcomed Jennifer M. Johnson to its Board of Directors, effective Sept. 1, 2015.

Jenny JohnsonJohnson, co-president of Franklin Resources, Inc, has been a member of the Board’s Information Services committee since 2012. At Franklin, she oversees investment management and all related investment management support services, including trading and risk management. In addition, she is responsible for Global Transfer Agency operations, Investment Management Services, Global HR and Compensation and Fiduciary Trust Company International. Johnson also has global responsibilities for software development and infrastructure/systems support. She joined the company in 1988.

In 2014, Ms. Johnson was one of 10 executives named to Money Management Executive's inaugural list of “Top Women in Asset Management” and was chosen by her peers as one of the “Most Influential Women in Fund Management” for Ignites, a news source about the mutual fund industry.

Johnson received the 2012 Robert L. Gould Award presented by global investment management association NICSA, recognizing outstanding achievement in helping the mutual fund industry better serve investors through customer service, thought leadership and technology. In 2010 and 2011, she was recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business.” In 2002, she was named “E-commerce Executive of the Year” by the mutual fund industry publication Fund Action.

Johnson earned a B.A. degree in economics from the University of California at Davis. She is a board member of Riva Financial Systems, a trustee at Crystal Springs Uplands School and a board member of the BizWorld Foundation.

“We are excited to have Jennifer join our board, and we look forward to her valuable perspective,” said Christopher G. Dawes, president and CEO of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health. “With her extensive experience in the financial sector and commitment to our community, Jennifer is an excellent addition to our board.”


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