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Franklin Templeton announces Senior Management appointments in India and CEEMEA


Franklin Resources, Inc. (operating as Franklin Templeton Investments) has today announced senior management appointments in India and CEEMEA (Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa).

Vivek Kudva has been named the Managing Director, India and CEEMEA effective March 01, 2009. Prior to this, he served as the President, India for the asset management business of the company.

Harshendu Bindal will take over as the President, India effective April 1, 2009. He had earlier served as Senior Director of CEEMEA for Franklin Templeton Investments. He has been with Franklin Templeton Investment for past 12 years. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds an engineering degree as well as a master's degree in Financial Management (M.F.M.) from Mumbai University.