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Martin L. Flanagan is president and chief executive officer of AMVESCAP, a position he has held since August 2005. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of AMVESCAP.
Flanagan joined AMVESCAP from Franklin Resources, Inc., where he was president and co-chief executive officer from January 2004 to July 2005. Previously he had been Franklin's co-president from May 2003 to January 2004, chief operating officer and chief financial officer from November 1999 to May 2003, and senior vice president and chief financial officer from 1993 until November 1999.
Flanagan served as director, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Templeton, Galbraith & Hansberger, Ltd. before its acquisition by Franklin in 1992. Before joining Templeton in 1983, he worked with Arthur Anderson & Co.
Flanagan received a B.A. and a BBA from Southern Methodist University (SMU). He is a chartered financial analyst and a certified public accountant. He serves as chairman of the Investment Company Institute and a member of the executive board at the SMU Cox School of Business.