Corporate Boards

Franklin has shattered the glass ceiling in the corporate board arena as one of the first or first two women of many of the 14 public company and four private company boards that she has served.

Most Recent Boards and Committees

LafargeHolcim, Zurich, Switzerland (2005-present)
International Advisory Board

Aetna, Inc., Hartford, CT (1979-92; 1993-2016)
Past: Chair, Audit Committee; Chair, Governance Committee; Member, Compensation and Governance Committees

Trustee of three funds in the American Funds family of mutual funds (2005-2015)
Past: Chair, Proxy Committee; Member, Nominating and Contract Committees, Joint Proxy Committee; Member, Nominating and Contract Committees, Joint Proxy Committee

Director of J.P. Morgan Value Opportunities Fund, Inc. (2006-2013)
Past: Chair, Proxy Committee; Member, Audit Committee

Past Boards
Public Companies
Private Companies
AMP Incorporated * (1993-1999)   Pathway Genomics (2015-2016)
Acquired by Tyco       Guest Services, Inc. (1995-2002)
Automatic Data Processing, Inc.     (1984-1992)   non-executive Chairman   (2001-2002)
Armstrong World Industries, Inc.   (1989-1992)   JA Jones (1995-1998)
Aviron *    (2001-2002)   NASDAQ  (1996-1998)
Acquired by Medimmune          
The Black and Decker Corporation    (1985-1992)      
The Dow Chemical Company *   (1980-92; 1993-2012)      
GenVec, Inc. *       (2002-2007)      
Hamilton Bank      (1980-1982)      
Medimmune, Inc. *   (1995-2007)      
Acquired by AstraZenaca          
Milacron, Inc.     (1996-2005)      
Presiding Director
Chair, Governance Committee
Nordstrom, Inc.     (1988-1992)      
Watson Wyatt    (2000-2002)      
Westinghouse Electric Corporation   (1980-1992)      

* Chair, Audit Committee