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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C.  20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

October 22, 2015

 

 

Janus Capital Group Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

DELAWARE

 

001-15253

 

43-1804048

(State or other jurisdiction

 

(Commission file

 

(IRS Employer

of incorporation)

 

number)

 

Identification Number)

 

151 DETROIT STREET

DENVER, COLORADO 80206

(Address of principal executive offices)  (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

(303) 691-3905

 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

o            Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

o            Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

o            Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

o            Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 



 

Item 5.02                                           Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

 

(b)                                 Resignation of Director

 

On October 22, 2015, Director Timothy Armour informed the Board of Directors (“Board”) of Janus Capital Group Inc. (“Janus”) that he will not stand for re-election upon the expiration of his current term at Janus’s 2016 annual stockholders meeting.

 

(d)                                 Election of Director

 

On October 23, 2015, the Board appointed one new director, Arnold Pinkston, effective January 21, 2016.  Mr. Pinkston was appointed to the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Audit Committee of the Board, effective January 21, 2016.

 

The appointment of Mr. Pinkston was recommended by the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

 

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SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

 

Janus Capital Group Inc.

 

 

 

 

Date: October 26, 2015

 

By:

/s/ David W. Grawemeyer

 

 

 

Executive Vice President,

 

 

 

General Counsel and Secretary

 

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