Greg Johnson (businessman)

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Greg Johnson
Gregory Eugene Johnson

1961/1962 (age 56–57)[1]
Alma materWashington and Lee University
TitleChairman and CEO, Franklin Templeton Investments
PredecessorCharles B. Johnson
Parent(s)Charles B. Johnson
Ann Demarest Lutes

Gregory Eugene Johnson (born 1961/1962) is an American businessman, and the chairman and CEO of Franklin Templeton Investments, a company founded in 1947 by his grandfather, Rupert H. Johnson, Sr.[2]

Early life[edit]

Johnson earned a bachelor's degree in accounting and business administration from Washington and Lee University.[3][1]


Johnson has been the CEO of Franklin since January 2004.[1] In 2011, he earned US$6.61 million, and $49.93 over the past five years.[3]

In June 2013, Johnson succeeded his father, Charles B. Johnson, as chairman of Franklin Templeton Investments.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Johnson has a son and a daughter.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Executive Profile: Gregory Eugene Johnson". Bloomberg LP. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Rupert Harris Johnson, Financier, 89". 16 March 1989. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  3. ^ a b "#218 Gregory E Johnson -". Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  4. ^ Alden, William (30 September 2013). "Mutual Fund Billionaire Gives $250 Million to Yale". DealBook. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  5. ^ 孟令君. "Passion runs deep in family tradition - Business -". Retrieved 4 June 2018.