Franklin has been on the CBA Board of Directors since 2017. He is also on the Board of several manufacturing companies in the US and Brazil, as well as third-sector organizations such as Paccar Inc., Minerals Technologes Inc., AES Brasil S.A., Prumo Logistica S.A., FS Bioenergia, Instituto Ethos, and WRI Brasil. He is also on the Advisory Board of Sitawi-Financas para o Bem [Sitawi-Finances for the Good], and Fórum de Empresas e Direitos LGBTQ+ [Business Forum and LGBTQ+ Rights]. He is a former Chair of the Board of InterCement, Loma Negra, and the Encalso Group, and on the Board of Alexander Proudfoot and Unigel. Before that, Franklin was the Latin America and Caribbean CEO for Alcoa, a partner with Booz, Allen & Hamilton, and Technomic Consultants. He has a degree from EAESP/FGV, and an MBA from the IMD Business School.