Franklin Templeton Investments Corp. is appointing Alan Bartlett as chief investment officer of its global equity group.

When he begins the new role in October, Bartlett will replace Norm Boersma, the group’s CIO since 2012, who’ll retire in the fall.

Previously, Bartlett was a founding member and chief executive officer of Goodhart Partners. He was also CIO of the institutional multi-manager team at WestLB Mellon Asset Management where he led a buyout of his team to form Goodhart. Other roles include director of research at MM Asset Management Inc.

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In addition, Peter Sartori is also joining Franklin Templeton’s global equity group in October as executive vice-president and portfolio manager. He previously headed up the Asian equity team at Nikko AM Asia Ltd. 

“I am very excited to have Alan and Peter, both seasoned investment professionals, joining our team, as we continue to evolve the business to deliver the best results for our clients,” said Sandy Nairn, chairman of the global equity group, in a press release.

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