Jennifer Johnson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Franklin Resources. She sets the long-term strategic objectives of the firm and has oversight responsibility for the operation of all aspects of the business. Johnso. Johnso. Johnson joined the company in 1988 and has served in several capacities, most recently as Chief Operating Officer responsible for the majority of investment management and all related support services. Johnson also oversaw fund administration and the company's high net worth business. Johnso. Johnso, Fiduciary Trust Company International.