Dean Sackett
Dean Sackett

Global investment management firm Franklin Templeton has recruited Dean Sackett as managing director for government affairs, a newly created position.

He had been chief government affairs officer at the Investment Company Institute in a nearly 13-year run.

Based in Washington, Sackett will report to Paul Elmlinger, deputy general counsel and global head of public policy.

He will focus on legislative and regulatory matters in areas such as retirement savings, sustainability issues, risk management, digital assets, and cybersecurity.

Sackett has Capitol Hill experience gained from working as a staffer for Louisiana Republican Congressman Bob Livingston.

Franklin Templeton has offices in more than 30 countries and $1.4T in assets under management.