Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE: JHG, ASX: JHG) announces the appointment of Andrew Hendry to the role of Head of Distribution in Asia (ex-Japan). Andrew will join the firm in February 2022 and report to Suzanne Cain, Global Head of Distribution. He will be based in Singapore.
Andrew will be responsible for the overall strategy and management of Janus Henderson’s distribution functions across Asia (excluding Japan and Australia). His primary focus will be to maintain, grow and diversify the distribution business to ensure we continue to meet our clients’ evolving needs. He will develop strategic client partnerships across institutional and intermediary channels and work collaboratively with leaders from across the firm to identify and cultivate business development opportunities.
Andrew brings 23 years of relevant global experience; he will be joining from abrdn (previously Aberdeen Standard Investments), where he was most recently the Head of Distribution – Asia Pacific. He has previously worked at Westoun Advisors, M&G Investments and started his career at Capital Group.
“We are excited to welcome Andrew to the firm. His wealth of experience from some of the global asset management industry’s leading firms, coupled with his steadfast client-centric approach, will enable growth in the region and ensure we continue to meet our clients’ evolving needs. Andrew’s appointment, in addition to the appointments of Shinichi Aizawa, as Executive Chairman and President of Janus Henderson Investors (Japan), as well as Tomoyasu Tanimoto as Head of Distribution in Japan, demonstrates Janus Henderson’s ongoing commitment to building a best-in-class team and client offering in Asia.”Suzanne Cain, Global Head of Distribution at Janus Henderson
This announcement builds on the strength of Janus Henderson’s Global Distribution team and reinforces our continued investment in hiring top talent across the organization. It comes following several key hires across the Global Distribution team so far this year, including the Global Head of Consultant Relations, Global Head of Client Experience, Head of North America Institutional, Director of Institutional Solutions in Australia, and Deputy Head of Investment Trusts.