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Rod Sayegh Joins Fiduciary Trust as Head of Digital Strategy

05.07.2019

NEW YORK, NY—May 7, 2019—Fiduciary Trust Company International, a global wealth manager and wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Templeton, announced today that Rod Sayegh has joined the firm as head of digital strategy. Mr. Sayegh is based in the firm’s New York office and brings more than 17 years of experience in wealth management and digital solutions to the newly created position.  

“Rod has an impressive track record of driving digital capabilities that enable wealth advisors and their clients to better engage and collaborate and to foster greater cooperation between teams,” said John M. Dowd, chief executive officer of Fiduciary Trust Company International. “He will be an asset to our organization as we continue to harness the power of innovative technology to demonstrate even more value for clients and their families.”

Mr. Sayegh joins Fiduciary Trust following 22 years at Wells Fargo Bank, where he was most recently senior vice president of wealth for digital, desktop, and innovation. During his tenure at Wells Fargo, he was responsible for mobile device strategy, creating tools to bolster internal and external digital collaboration, and continually improving the online private banking experience. Mr. Sayegh also developed Wells Fargo’s Mobile Advisor app. Earlier in his career, he served as business system consultant and release manager at AVP.

“Fiduciary Trust understands that innovation is key to staying one step ahead of evolving client expectations and market conditions,” said Mr. Sayegh. “I look forward to working closely with Fiduciary Trust’s wealth advisors and trust and estate practitioners to enhance digital tools, workflows, and strategies for maintaining and strengthening multigenerational client relationships.”

Mr. Sayegh graduated from the University of Phoenix with a bachelor of science in management.

 

About Fiduciary Trust

Fiduciary Trust Company International, a global wealth management firm, has served individuals, families, endowments and foundations since 1931. With over $75 billion in assets under administration and management as of March 31, 2019, the firm specializes in strategic wealth planning, investment management and trust and estate services, as well as tax and custody services. The firm and its subsidiaries maintain offices in New York, NY, Coral Gables, FL, Boca Raton, FL, St. Petersburg, FL, Los Angeles, CA, San Mateo, CA, Washington, DC, Wilmington, DE, and Arlington, VA. For more information, please visit fiduciarytrust.com, and for the latest updates, follow Fiduciary Trust on LinkedIn and Twitter: @FiduciaryTrust.

 

About Franklin Templeton

Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE:BEN] is a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton. Franklin Templeton’s goal is to deliver better outcomes by providing global and domestic investment management to retail, institutional and sovereign wealth clients in over 170 countries. Through specialized teams, the Company has expertise across all asset classes, including equity, fixed income, alternatives and custom multi-asset solutions. The Company’s more than 600 investment professionals are supported by its integrated, worldwide team of risk management professionals and global trading desk network. With employees in over 30 countries, the California-based company has more than 70 years of investment experience and over US$712 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2019. For more information, please visit franklintempleton.com.  

 

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