Meet Franklin Templeton’s new digital czar

Harshendu Bindal ticks off the priorities for Franklin Templeton Investments:

  • changing consumer behavior in both its retail and institutional businesses,

  • meeting the challenge of the relentless demand for passive products,

  • ongoing regulatory changes,

  • shifting distribution needs.

That’s already a lot.

“Plus digital,” he told DigFin in his San Mateo, California office. “It’s all-pervasive. We need business leaders to devote time and energy to digital,” both to fend off its threats as well as to harness its opportunities.

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