Franklin hires VP of sustainable global markets

Franklin Templeton has announced the appointment of James Andrus as Vice President of Sustainability Global Markets.

Andrus joins Franklin Templeton from the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) where he served as the Interim Managing Investment Director for Sustainable Investing. Based in California, Andrus will oversee Franklin Templeton’s sustainability and stewardship initiatives and will report to Anne Simpson, Global Head of Sustainability.