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Bobby Eng, CIMA®

Senior Vice President, Head of Platform & Institutional ETF Distribution, Franklin Templeton Canada

Bobby is a Senior Vice President at Franklin Templeton Investments and Head of Platform & Institutional ETF Distribution responsible for the overall development of ETF business within the Canadian institutional market.  Prior to this role, Bobby was Vice President and Head of SPDR ETFs Canada responsible for the overall distribution of SPDR ETFs to institutional investors throughout Canada including pension plans, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, investment consultants, asset managers and banks.  Bobby was also Senior Vice President and Head of Sales at First Trust Portfolios Canada responsible of overall ETF distribution and also spent 10 -years at Blackrock Asset Management, most recently as Director & Vice President, Head of National Accounts responsible for asset managers and brokerage senior executive relationships.

Bobby holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Concordia University and holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation from the Investment Management Consultant Association (IMCA).

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Franklin Templeton is a global investment organization with a mission to deliver better client outcomes through investment expertise, wealth management, and technology solutions. Its network of independent investment teams offers specialized expertise across the investment landscape, backed by Franklin Templeton’s global resources and infrastructure. The company has a 75-year history, serving clients in over 165 countries and managing overing US $1.6 trillion in assets as of February 29, 2024. In the ETF space, industry veterans built our footprint on the back of Franklin Templeton’s solid foundation of helping investors achieve investment goals. Today, our ETF business represent US$20B in global AUM with over 100 ETFs and counting.