Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) today announced two institutional appointments aligned with its efforts to continue to grow its commitment to institutional client and consultant relationships in the U.S. Hillary Bolton has been appointed Head of Consultant Relations for Janus Institutional. Bolton has more than ten years of experience in the investment consulting business working with clients in the Defined Contribution, Defined Benefit, Nuclear Decommissioning Trusts and Endowment segments. Bolton most recently headed Towers Watson’s southeast office. Prior to joining Janus, she was co-head of the Defined Contribution research committee in the U.S. and a member of the Global Defined Contribution team at Towers Watson. During her eight years at Towers Watson, Bolton participated on the research committees for US Large Cap Equity & Global Fixed Income. She will be reporting directly to Susan Oh, Head of the firm’s U.S. Institutional Group. Tamara Doi joins Janus Institutional as a Client Executive for U.S. Institutional for the Western Region, also reporting to Susan Oh. Since 2003, Doi has held roles establishing relationships across all institutional market segments on the West Coast and in the Rocky Mountains. Doi most recently served as Director of Business Development for institutions and consultants for Lee Munder Capital Group and was Senior Vice President in institutional sales at Neuberger Berman. Tamara has 13 years of institutional investment experience. “Attracting investment industry veterans with deep client relationships and institutional experience is critical to our strategy for meeting the increasing complexity of clients’ needs,” said Oh. “These exceptional professionals, along with the recent hires of Soonyong (“Suny”) Park, Institutional Client Strategist, and Andrew Weisman, Senior Vice President leading the development of Janus’ liquid 2 alternative and multi-asset client solutions, increase our ability to help our institutional clients with greater insights and unique solutions to the challenges they are facing today.”
About Janus Capital Group Inc.Janus Capital Group Inc. (JCG) is a global investment firm offering strategies from three individual investment boutiques: Janus Capital Management LLC (Janus), INTECH Investment Management LLC (INTECH) and Perkins Investment Management LLC (Perkins). Each manager employs a research-intensive approach that is distinct within its respective asset class. This approach enables the firm to provide style-specific expertise across an array of strategies, including growth, value and mathematical equities, fixed income and alternatives through one common distribution platform. At the end of March 2012, JCG managed $164.0 billion in assets for shareholders, clients and institutions around the globe. Based in Denver, JCG also has offices in London, Milan, Munich, Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Melbourne.