Peter A. Langerman

Peter A. Langerman

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Location Short Hills, New Jersey
Tenure 1986

Peter Langerman is the chairman, president and CEO of Franklin Mutual Series. He is a co-portfolio manager of the Franklin Mutual Shares Fund, the Franklin Mutual Global Discovery Fund and related strategies.

Mr. Langerman initially joined Heine Securities Corporation (predecessor of Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC) in June 1986. He served as CEO of Franklin Mutual Series beginning in 1998 and as the chairman of the fund boards beginning in 2001, before leaving in 2002 to serve as the director of New Jersey's Division of Investment, overseeing employee pension funds. He rejoined Franklin Mutual Series in 2005. Prior to 1986, Mr. Langerman was employed by Weil, Gotshal & Manges, one of the country's foremost specialists in large corporate bankruptcies and reorganizations. Mr. Langerman began his professional career in 1977 serving on the audit staff of Arthur Young and Company, where he earned his CPA designation.

Mr. Langerman graduated magna cum laude from Yale University, and holds a B.A. in Russian Studies. He earned an M.A. in accounting from New York University Graduate School of Business and his Juris Doctor degree from Stanford University Law School. Mr. Langerman is a member of the Board and Executive Committee of UJC Metrowest (New Jersey) and heads its investment committee. He serves on the board of the All Stars Project of New Jersey and the advisory board of the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware. In 2010 Mr. Langerman was selected to serve as one of three trustees of the AIG Credit Facility Trust, which held the U.S. government's controlling interest in American International Group. In 2011 the trust was terminated as part of the successful recapitalization of AIG.