Mark Boyadjian

Prior to his retirement, Mark Boyadjian was senior vice president of Franklin Templeton Investments, head of Franklin Advisers' Floating Rate Debt Group. Previously, Mr. Boyadjian was responsible for Franklin Templeton Investments' International Local Asset Management Groups in India and Korea, as well as the Global Investment Risk Management and the Global Investment Performance departments.
Since joining Franklin Templeton Investments in 1998, Mr. Boyadjian has held a variety of positions. Between 1999 and 2002 he was chief administrative officer for the Portfolio Management Group where he was responsible for managing the financial, legal, regulatory, and technological requirements for the enterprises' investment management groups. Concurrently, Mr. Boyadjian was the director of Global Portfolio Services with responsibility for introducing and managing enterprise-wide investment risk and portfolio analytics solutions. During the nine-year period prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments, Mr. Boyadjian was a principal and fixed income portfolio manager at Scudder, Stevens & Clark, Inc.
Mr. Boyadjian holds a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.