Franklin Templeton appoints European managing director

Franklin Templeton Investments has appointed Jamie Hammond as managing director for Europe.

Hammond will be responsible for growing both the retail and the institutional business in continental Europe and Britain.

Hammond previously held the role of senior director covering northern Europe. He reports to Jed Plafker, executive managing director, international advisory services. (article continues below)

Hammond replaces Frankfurt-based Hans Wisser, who will retire later this year after 15 years at Franklin Templeton to pursue other interests.