Executive Committee

The Executive Committee (“ExCo”) includes representatives from corporate management and our international offices.

Biographical details of the ExCo are set out below.

Executive Committee

Executive Committee

Andrew James Formica
Andrew James Formica
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Andrew James Formica

Andrew Formica is Co-Chief Executive of Janus Henderson and has been an Executive Director since May 2017. Mr Formica was Chief Executive and an Executive Director of Henderson Group from November 2008 to May 2017. He has been with Henderson and in the fund management industry since 1998. Mr Formica has held various senior roles with Henderson and he has been a member of the executive committee since 2004. Prior to being appointed Chief Executive, he served as Joint Managing Director of the Listed Assets business (from September 2006) and as Head of Equities (from September 2004). In the early part of his career, he was an equity manager and analyst for Henderson. Mr Formica was a director of TIAA Henderson Real Estate Limited from April 2014 to July 2015. Mr Formica is the senior independent director of the board of The Investment Association and has served as a non-executive director of Hammerson plc since November 2015. Mr Formica received a B Econ and MA in Economics from Macquarie University and a MBA from London Business School. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in both the UK and Australia.

Richard Weil
Richard Weil
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Richard Weil

Richard Weil is Co-Chief Executive of Janus Henderson and has been an Executive Director since May 2017. Mr Weil was Chief Executive Officer of Janus Capital Group from February 2010 to May 2017. Mr Weil was Global head of PIMCO Advisory from February 2009 until joining Janus in February 2010. He was a member of the board of trustees for the PIMCO funds from February 2009 to February 2010 and PIMCO’s Chief Operating Officer from 2000 to 2009, during which time he led the development of PIMCO’s global business, founded PIMCO’s German operations, was responsible for PIMCO’s operations, technology, fund administration, finance, human resources, legal, compliance, and distribution functions, managed PIMCO’s non-U.S. offices, and served on PIMCO’s executive committee. Mr Weil was general counsel for PIMCO Advisors LP from January 1999 to August 2000. He also worked in the hedge fund business of Bankers Trust Global Asset Management from 1994 to 1995 and was an attorney with the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP from September 1989 to 1994. Mr Weil was a member of the Security Industry and Financial Markets Association’s board of directors and chaired the Security Industry and Financial Markets Association’s asset management industry group until 2010. Mr Weil has a BA in Economics from Duke University and a JD from the University of Chicago Law School.

Rob Adams
Rob Adams
Head of Asia Pacific
Rob Adams

Rob Adams served as Executive Chairman, Asia Pacific, at Henderson from 2012. Mr Adams has more than 25 year experience in fund management businesses, both in Australia and the UK. Prior to joining Henderson in 2012, he was Chief Executive Officer of Challenger Funds Management, the fund management arm of Challenger Limited, an ASX 100 company. From 2000 to 2003, Mr Adams served as the inaugural Chief Executive of First State Investments UK, having created that firm through the merger of Stewart Ivory and Colonial First State Investments (UK) in 2000. From 1992 to 2000, he served as General Manager, Distribution and Marketing, for Colonial First State Investments Australia. Mr Adams has a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Enrique Chang
Enrique Chang
Global Chief Investment Officer
Enrique Chang

Enrique Chang served as President, Head of Investments of Janus from April 2016. Mr Chang has more than 28 years of financial industry experience. Upon joining Janus in 2013, Mr Chang was Chief Investment Officer, Equities and Asset Allocation. Mr Chang has also served as a Portfolio Manager on the Janus Global Allocation strategies since 2015 and as a member of the Janus Executive Committee since 2013. From 2006 to 2013, Mr Chang held various positions at American Century Investments, including serving as a Director, Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President from 2007 to 2013. Mr Chang served as President for Munder Capital Management from 2004 to 2006. Prior to that, he held a number of senior investment management positions at Vantage Global Advisor (from 1997 to 2000), J&W Seligman and Co. (2007) and General Reinsurance Corporation (from 1993 to 1997). Mr Chang holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Fairleigh Dickinson University and Masters’ degrees in Finance/Quantitative Analysis and in Statistics & Operations Research from New York University.

Drew Elder
Drew Elder
Head of North America Distribution
Drew Elder

Drew Elder is Head of North America Distribution at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since the merger of Janus Capital Group and Henderson Global Investors in May 2017. He is also a member of the Janus Henderson Executive Committee and Chair of the Senior Leadership Group. Prior to this, Mr. Elder was Head of U.S. Intermediary Distribution, a position he had held since 2014. In his current role, Mr. Elder oversees Janus Henderson’s North America distribution efforts including intermediary sales, which includes relationships with and products sold through financial advisors, insurance companies and retirement platforms, as well as Janus Henderson’s North America institutional business and the firm’s North America marketing function. Mr. Elder serves as President of Janus Henderson Distributors and sits on the board of directors of Perkins Investment Management LLC and is a trustee for the Detroit Street and Clayton Street Trusts. He is also a member of the ICI Salesforce marketing committee. Since joining Janus in April 2007, Mr. Elder has held various leadership positions within the marketing and distribution organizations, including overseeing national accounts and global product management and development, where he was responsible for product messaging, positioning, new product strategy, pricing and product customization. Prior to Janus, he served as managing director of product management and development at Putnam Investments, a position he held for eight years. Before that, he spent three years as a portfolio analyst with Fidelity Investments, four years in institutional fixed income sales with Hanifen, Imhoff Inc. and one year as a business reporter for the Denver Post. Mr. Elder received his bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Kansas. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 24 years of financial industry experience.

Jacqui Irvine
Jacqui Irvine
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
Jacqui Irvine

Jacqui Irvine served as General Counsel of Henderson from 2011 and as the Company Secretary of Henderson from 2012. Ms Irvine joined Henderson in 1996 and served as Director of Legal of Henderson from 2009 to 2011. She is responsible for the Global Legal and Secretarial functions of Janus Henderson. Ms Irvine has a Bachelor of Arts from Wits University.

Graham John Kitchen
Graham John Kitchen
Global Head of Equities
Graham John Kitchen

Graham Kitchen is Global Head of Equities at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held as part of the Henderson team since 2011. He is also a member of the Janus Henderson Executive Committee. Prior to joining Henderson in 2005 as head of UK equities, Mr. Kitchen was with Threadneedle for three years. Prior to this, he spent 13 years at INVESCO Asset Management as a UK fund manager and co-head of investments. Mr. Kitchen graduated from Lancaster University with a first class BA (Hons) in history and earned a master’s degree in modern history from Oxford University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, is a member of AIMR and has 26 years of financial industry experience.

Bruce Koepfgen
Bruce Koepfgen
Head of North America
Bruce Koepfgen

Bruce Koepfgen served as President of Janus from August 2013. Mr Koepfgen joined Janus in May 2011 as Executive Vice President and served as Janus Chief Financial Officer from July 2011 to August 2013. He has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Janus Investment Fund and Janus Aspen Series Trusts (appointed in July 2014), and the Detroit Street Trust and Clayton Street Trust (appointed to both in February 2016). Mr Koepfgen serves as a member of the board of directors of INTECH, and the Board of Managers of Perkins Investment Management LLC, both of which are subsidiaries of Janus Henderson. Prior to joining Janus, Mr Koepfgen was Co-CEO of Allianz Global Investors Management Partners and CEO of Oppenheimer Capital from 2003 to 2009. From August 2010 to October 2011, Mr Koepfgen served as a Director of the Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation and as a Director of Thermo Fisher Scientific from May 2005 to September 2008. Mr Koepfgen was previously a Managing Director of Salomon Brothers Inc. where he held various positions from 1976 to 1999, and he was President and Principal of Koepfgen Company LLC, a management consulting organisation, from 1999 to 2003. Mr Koepfgen has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Northwestern University J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

David Kowalski
David Kowalski
Chief Risk Officer
David Kowalski

David Kowalski served as Chief Compliance Officer of Janus and Janus Open-end Mutual Funds since joining the organisation in April of 2000. Mr Kowalski was appointed as CCO to the Janus Exchange Traded Funds in February of 2016. Prior to joining Janus in 2000, Mr Kowalski was Senior Vice President, Director – Mutual Fund Compliance, for the Van Kampen Funds, a Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Company, from 1985 to 1999. He served in various capacities overseeing distributor, investment adviser and investment company compliance for 50 open-end funds, 39 closed-end funds and 3,000 unit investment trusts. Mr Kowalski previously served as Assistant Vice President at Security Pacific Clearing and Services Corporation from 1981 to 1985 where he managed the Chicago clearing operations office. Mr Kowalski attended the University of Illinois at Chicago from 1975-1979 and holds FINRA Financial and Operations, General Securities, General Securities Representative, Municipal Securities Principal, and Registered Options Principal licenses.

Tiphani  Krueger
Tiphani Krueger
Co-Head of Human Resources
Tiphani  Krueger

Tiphani Krueger is Co-Head of Human Resources at Janus Henderson Investors, a position she has held since the merger of Janus and Henderson in 2017. She is also a member of the Janus Henderson Executive Committee. Prior to this, Ms. Krueger was Janus’ executive vice president and global head of human resources from 2006. Ms. Krueger acts as a strategic partner to the firm and is responsible for driving business results through the engagement, development and retention of its employees. She is also a member of the Janus Henderson Senior Leadership Group, ethics committee, and is President of the Janus Henderson Foundation board. Prior to Janus, Ms. Krueger was human resources director for six years at Level 3 Communications, where she led a variety of human capital initiatives. Before that, she spent three years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, focusing on human resources and recruiting. Ms. Krueger received a bachelor of arts degree in sociology with a minor in psychology and human relations from the University of Iowa. She has 14 years of financial industry experience.

Jennifer McPeek
Jennifer McPeek
Chief Operating and Strategy Officer
Jennifer McPeek

Jennifer McPeek joined Janus in 2009 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in August 2013 and Executive Vice President in January 2014. Prior to taking over as Chief Financial Officer, Ms McPeek was Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and Treasurer overseeing the financial planning, investor relations, treasury and corporate development functions.

Prior to joining Janus, Ms McPeek was Senior Vice President of strategic planning at ING Investment Management – Americas Region. Ms McPeek was previously an Associate Principal at McKinsey and Company in their corporate strategy and finance practice, and previously worked in the investment banking industry for Bank of Boston and Goldman, Sachs & Company. Ms McPeek earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Duke University (magna cum laude), a Master of Science degree in Financial Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Kathleen Reeves
Kathleen Reeves
Co-Head of Human Resources
Kathleen Reeves

Kathleen Reeves is Co-Head of Human Resources at Janus Henderson Investors, a position she has held since the merger of Janus and Henderson in 2017. She is also a member of the Janus Henderson Executive Committee. Prior to this, she was Henderson’s global head of human resources from late 2014. Prior to Henderson, Ms. Reeves was interim head of UK people function services at KPMG beginning in early 2014. She then spent two years working at ICAP plc as global head of human resources. Ms. Reeves spent six years, from 2005, as human resources director at the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and was a member of the executive committee. From 2002, she was with Royal Bank of Scotland as human resources director. From 1994 to 2000, she was with American Express in various roles, the last being global head of human resources for the card marketing and distribution business and was based in New York. Kathleen began her career in human resources at Steelcase Strafor. Ms. Reeves has an MSc in personnel management from the University of Aston in Birmingham and an MA in French and Italian from the University of Glasgow.

Roger Thompson
Roger Thompson
Chief Financial Officer
Roger Thompson

Roger Thompson joined Henderson as Chief Financial Officer from J.P. Morgan Asset Management in 2013, where he served most recently as Global Chief Operating Officer and was previously Head of UK and, prior to that, International CFO. In his 19 year career at J.P. Morgan, Mr Thompson has held a broad range of roles and worked internationally, spending time in Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong. He has wide-ranging asset management experience, both in the UK and internationally. Mr Thompson holds a BA in Accountancy and Economics from Exeter University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Phil Wagstaff
Phil Wagstaff
Global Head of Distribution
Phil Wagstaff

Phil Wagstaff has over 28 years’ experience in the fund management industry and has been the Global Head of Distribution at Henderson since 2012. Prior to joining Henderson Group, Mr Wagstaff was Global Head of Distribution at Gartmore Investment Management Limited from 2007 to 2011, and he has also held managing director roles in UK Retail with both New Star Asset Management (2005 – 2007) and M&G Investments (2000 – 2004). He was previously at Henderson from 1994 to 1997 as London Regional Sales Director. He has in-depth knowledge of global distribution and extensive client-focused experience. Mr. Wagstaff holds a BA in Accounting from the University of Central Lancashire.