Franklin Templeton steps up wealth strategy with double hire for alternatives solutions team

George Szemere and Jake Williams join

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Franklin Templeton has appointed George Szemere and Jake Williams to help the company expand alternative solutions in its wealth channel.

Szemere, who previously led business development for alternatives, EMEA at Franklin Templeton, has been appointed as head of alternatives, EMEA, wealth management. He will lead a team focused on the distribution of private market solutions to the EMEA wealth channel, as well as strengthening the firm's strategic partnerships. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in July 2019, Szemere worked as a portfolio manager for alternatives at Columbia Threadneedle for over a decade before leading the liquid alternatives and strategic relations team for EMEA. Franklin Templeton rebrands Metaverse...

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