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Fiduciary Trust’s Gloria Fieldcamp Elected to Colombian American Association’s Board of Directors

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fiduciary Trust Company International, a global investment manager and wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc., today announced that Gloria E. Fieldcamp, managing director of Business Development, has been elected to the board of the Colombian American Association.

“I am excited to join the board, whose members include prominent U.S. leaders, and to be a part of this important effort,” said Ms. Fieldcamp. “As Latin America becomes a more prominent base for Fiduciary Trust clients, we want to be able to connect with clients, prospects and professionals to expand our network in the region. This organization provides the knowledge and information to be current in political and social affairs in the region and allows us to contribute our perspective to the association.”

“Ms. Fieldcamp’s election to the board underscores our goal to advance and celebrate our Colombian and Andean heritage,” said Maria Rosa Baquerizo, chief executive officer of Andean American Associations. “Gloria has been an active member of the Colombian American Association for the past three years. Her involvement and prudent guidance have helped us tremendously in our efforts in New York. Since our founding in 1927, we have always provided a great platform for leaders and professionals who share a passion for the region to come together, to exchange ideas and to keep current with issues related to the region.”

"We are very proud of Gloria’s election to the board of the Colombian American Association,” said Gail E. Cohen, chair and general trust counsel at Fiduciary Trust Company International. “Her appointment reflects our continued commitment to serving our global client base, as well as to the trust and estate, tax, and legal communities. Gloria’s experience and proven business leadership will enable us to make an even greater impact in the community.”

Prior to joining Fiduciary Trust in 2012, Ms. Fieldcamp held senior positions with leading financial institutions and has over 20 years of wealth management and banking experience. Ms. Fieldcamp earned a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Romance Languages from New York University. She is fluent in Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese and is actively involved in a number of professional organizations and educational and cultural institutions in New York City.

About the Colombian American Association
The Colombian American Association, Inc. (CAA) is a private, non-profit business organization founded in 1927 in New York. It was the first bi-national Chamber of Commerce for Colombia established in the United States. Since its inception, the CAA has joined the Andean American Associations to include Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.

About Fiduciary Trust
Fiduciary Trust Company International, a global investment management firm, has served individuals, families, endowments and foundations since 1931. With over $76 billion in assets under administration and management as of December 31, 2016, 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, Coral Gables, FL, Boca Raton, FL, St. Petersburg, FL, Los Angeles, San Mateo, CA, Washington, D.C., Wilmington, DE, and London. For more information please visit fiduciarytrust.com.

About Franklin Resources
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 170 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 650 investment professionals are supported by its integrated, worldwide team of risk management professionals and global trading desk network. With offices in over 30 countries, the California-based company has 70 years of investment experience and over $728 billion in assets under management as of January 31, 2017. For more information, please visit franklintempleton.com.

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