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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)










Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

December 11, 2018



Janus Henderson Group plc

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Jersey, Channel Islands





(State or other jurisdiction


(Commission file


(IRS Employer

of incorporation)




Identification Number)


201 Bishopsgate


United Kingdom

(Address of principal executive offices)  (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

+44 (0) 20 7818 1818


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):


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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company o


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o





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 December 11, 2018, Non-Executive Director Sarah Arkle informed the Board of Directors (“Board”) of Janus Henderson Group plc (“JHG”) that she is resigning effective 26 February 2019.


Item 9.01              Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d)  Exhibits. The following exhibits are being furnished herewith.










Press Release dated 11 December 2018 regarding Resignation of Director






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 Henderson Group plc



Date: December 11, 2018


/s/ Roger Thompson



Roger Thompson



Chief Financial Officer



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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EX-99.1)

Exhibit 99.1



Resignation of Director


LONDON — 11 December 2018 — Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE/ASX: JHG, “the Company”) announces that Sarah Arkle has today given notice that she is resigning as a non-executive director of the Company, effective 26 February 2019. Ms. Arkle was first appointed to the board of directors of Henderson Group plc in August 2012.


Eugene Flood will succeed Ms Arkle as Chair of the Risk Committee coincident with Ms Arkle’s departure, effective 26 February 2019.


The Company’s Chairman, Mr Richard Gillingwater, said: “On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Sarah for the invaluable advice and experience she has brought to the Group for more than six years and wish her every success for the future.”


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Investor enquiries


John Groneman

+44 (0) 20 7818 2106

Global Head of Investor Relations



Melanie Horton

+44 (0) 20 7818 2905

Non-US Investor Relations Manager



Jim Kurtz

+1 (303) 336 4529

US Investor Relations Manager



Investor Relations


Press enquiries


North America:


Taylor Smith

+1 303-336-5031

Dex McLuskey

+1 303-336-7843



Natasha Moore

+44 (0) 20 7818 3521

Lucy Ausden

+44 (0) 20 7818 2074


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