Group Board

The Janus Henderson Group Board comprises a Non-Executive Chairman, a Non-Executive Deputy Chairman, two Executive Directors and eight other Non-Executive Directors. There is a division of responsibility between the Chairman, who is responsible for leading the Board and ensuring its effectiveness, and the Chief Executives who are responsible to the Board for the overall management and performance of the Group.

Biographical details of the Directors are set out below.

Group Board

Group Board

Richard Gillingwater
Richard Gillingwater
Chairman since May 2017
Richard Gillingwater

Richard Gillingwater has been a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Janus Henderson since May 2017. He was a Non-Executive Director of the Henderson Group Board from February 2013 to May 2017, taking the position of Chairman in May 2013.

Mr Gillingwater was Dean of Cass Business School until 2013. Prior to this he spent 10 years at Kleinwort Benson, before moving to BZW and, in due course, becoming joint Head of Corporate Finance and then latterly Chairman of European Investment Banking at Credit Suisse First Boston. He was Chief Executive and later Chairman of the Shareholder Executive, Chairman of CDC Group plc and has also been a Non-Executive Director of P&O, Debenhams, Tomkins, Qinetiq Group and Kidde. Mr Gillingwater resigned as Senior Independent Director of Hiscox Ltd on 20 May 2015 and as a Non-Executive Director of Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc with effect from 4 June 2015. Mr Gillingwater is Chairman of SSE plc and Senior Independent Director of Helical Bar plc.

Glenn S. Schafer
Glenn S. Schafer
Vice Chairman of the Board
Glenn S. Schafer

Glen Schafer has been a Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chairman of Janus Henderson since May 2017. Mr Schafer was a Director of Janus Capital Group from December 2007 to May 2017, taking the position of Chairman in April 2012.

Mr Schafer serves as a Director of Genesis Healthcare, Inc., since 2006, the successor company resulting from the merger with Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. to which Mr. Schafer was a director. Mr Schafer also serves as a Director of Mercury General Corporation, an insurance holding company, and GeoOptics LLC, a weather satellite manufacturer. Mr Schafer served as a Director of the Michigan State University Foundation from 2004 to 2014. Mr Shafer was Vice Chairman of Pacific Life Insurance Company ('Pacific Life') from April 2005 until his retirement in December 2005; a member of Pacific Life's Board of Directors and President of Pacific Life from 1995 to 2005; and, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pacific Life from 1991 to 1995. From 2006 to 2007, he served on the Board of Directors for Scottish Re Group.

Andrew J. Formica
Andrew J. Formica
Co-Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director since May 2017
Andrew J. 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 and Executive Director since May 2017
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.

Sarah Arkle
Sarah Arkle
Independent Non-Executive Director since May 2017
Sarah Arkle

Sarah Arkle has been a Non-Executive Director of Janus Henderson since May 2017. Ms Arkle was a Non-Executive Director of Henderson Group from September 2012 to May 2017.

Ms Arkle has been in the financial industry for over 34 years. She joined Allied Dunbar Asset Management in 1983 which became Threadneedle in 1994. She was Vice Chairman of Threadneedle until the end of July 2012 and was Chief Investment Officer until December 2010, a role she held for 10 years. She was instrumental in establishing Threadneedle’s investment process and recruiting a number of the firm’s senior fund managers. Previously, Ms Arkle worked at the Far Eastern stockbroker WI Carr (Overseas) Limited and was an advisor to the South Yorkshire Pension Fund. Ms Arkle is currently a Non-Executive Director of Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust plc and J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets Investment Trust plc and is a member of the Newnham College, Cambridge Investment Committee.

Kalpana Desai
Kalpana Desai
Independent Non-Executive Director since May 2017
Kalpana Desai

Kalpana Desai has been a Non-Executive Director of Janus Henderson since May 2017. Ms Desai was a Non-Executive Director of Henderson Group from October 2015 to May 2017.

Ms Desai has over 30 years of international advisory and investment banking experience, primarily gained in the Asia-Pacific region. Until 2013, Ms Desai was Head of Macquarie Capital Asia, the investment banking division of Macquarie Group Limited, headquartered in Australia. Prior to this, she was Head of the Asia-Pacific Mergers & Acquisitions Group and a Managing Director from 2001 in the investment banking division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch based in Hong Kong, having joined that firm in 1998. Earlier, Ms Desai worked in the corporate finance divisions of Barclays de Zoete Wedd in London and Hong Kong and at J. Henry Schroder Wagg in London, having started her career in the financial services division of Coopers & Lybrand Consulting in London. She was a member of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel of the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong from 2007 to 2014. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., headquartered in Canada. Ms Desai has a BSc with Honours in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ACA) with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) in London in 1991.

Jeffrey Diermeier
Jeffrey Diermeier
Independent Non-Executive Director since May 2017
Jeffrey Diermeier

Jeffrey Diermeier has been a Non-Executive Director of Janus Henderson since May 2017. Mr Diermeier was an Independent Director of Janus Capital Group from March 2008 to May 2017.

Mr Diermeier is a Director of the University of Wisconsin Foundation, a non-profit fundraising and endowment management organization, and former Chairman of its Investment Committee. In January 2011, Mr Diermeier became a Director of Adams Street Partners, a private equity firm located in Chicago. At the end of 2010, he became a co-owner and Chairman of L.B. White Company, a heating equipment manufacturer. He is also a minority owner of Stairway Partners, LLC, a registered investment adviser located in Chicago, and was an advisory board member from 2005 to December 2012. He was a Trustee of the Board of the Financial Accounting Foundation, which oversees the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Government Accounting Standards Board, from January 2009 to December 2015 and Chairman of the Trustees from November 2012 to December 2015. From 2005 until January 2009, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the CFA Institute, a non-profit educational organization for investment professionals in Charlottesville, Virginia, and in a number of capacities in the global asset management division of UBS and predecessor organisations, primarily Brinson Partners, Inc., beginning as an Equity Analyst and culminating as its Global Chief Investment Officer from 2000 to 2004. Mr Diermeier holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Kevin C. Dolan
Kevin C. Dolan
Independent Non-Executive Director since May 2017
Kevin C. Dolan

Kevin Dolan has been a Non-Executive Director of Janus Henderson since May 2017. Mr Dolan was a Non-Executive Director of Henderson Group from September 2011 to May 2017.

Mr Dolan has been in the financial services industry for 36 years and has extensive experience in M&A transactions, both in Europe and the US. Mr Dolan has held various executive positions, including as Chief Executive of the Asset Management Division of Bank of Ireland Group and Chief Executive of Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management. He spent 10 years with the AXA Group where he was Chief Executive Officer of AXA Investment Managers Paris, and Global Deputy Chief Executive Officer of AXA Investment Management. He was Chief Executive of La Fayette Investment Management in London from 2006 until 2009. Mr Dolan was a Director of Meeschaert Gestion Privée until 2015, is the founding partner of Anafin LLC, and a senior advisor to One Peak Partners.

Eugene Flood Jr.
Eugene Flood Jr.
Independent Non-Executive Director since May 2017
Eugene Flood Jr.

Eugene Flood Jr. has been a Non-Executive Director of Janus Henderson since May 2017. Mr Flood was a Non-Executive Director of Janus Capital Group from January 2014 to May 2017.

Currently, Mr Flood also serves as Chairman of the advisory board for the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; is a Trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation; and, has been a Director of the Research Corporation for Science Advancement since 2015. Previously, Mr Flood served as a Director of The Foundation for the Carolinas from 2012 to 2015. He was Executive Vice President of TIAA-CREF from 2011 until his retirement in 2012, serving on the CREF Board of Trustees and the TIAA-CREF Mutual Fund Board of Trustees for seven years, and chairing the Investment Committee. Prior to joining TIAA-CREF as an executive in 2011, Mr Flood spent 12 years with Smith Breeden Associates, a North Carolina-based fixed income asset manager, as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr Flood also served with Morgan Stanley in a range of trading and investment positions from 1987 to 1999 and was an Assistant Professor of Finance at Stanford Business School from 1982 to 1987. Mr Flood earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Harvard University and a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Lawrence Kochard
Lawrence Kochard
Independent Non-Executive Director since May 2017
Lawrence Kochard

Lawrence Kochard has been a Non-Executive Director of Janus Henderson since May 2017. Mr Kochard was an Independent Director of Janus Capital Group from March 2008 to May 2017.

Mr Kochard is the Chief Executive Officer of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company, and a Director of the Virginia Commonwealth University Investment Management Company. Mr Kochard has served as a Director and the Chair of the Investment Committee for the Virginia Environmental Endowment since 2013 and a Member of the Investment Advisory Committee of the Virginia Retirement System since March 2011. He previously served as the Chairman of the College of William & Mary Investment Committee from 2005 to October 2011. From 2004 to 2010, he was the Chief Investment Officer for Georgetown University, and from 2001 to 2004 was Managing Director of Equity and Hedge Fund Investments for the Virginia Retirement System. Mr Kochard worked as an Assistant Professor of Finance at the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia from 1999 to 2001. He started his career in financial analysis and planning, corporate finance and capital markets for E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company, Fannie Mae and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Mr Kochard holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and a Ph.D. in economics.

Angela Charlotte Seymour-Jackson
Angela Charlotte Seymour-Jackson
Independent Non-Executive Director since May 2017
Angela Charlotte Seymour-Jackson

Angela Seymour-Jackson has been a Non-Executive Director of Janus Henderson since May 2017. Ms Seymour-Jackson was a Non-Executive Director of Henderson Group from January 2014 to May 2017.

Ms Seymour-Jackson has over 20 years’ experience in retail financial services. She has held various senior marketing and distribution roles in Norwich Union Insurance, General Accident Insurance, CGU plc and Aviva. She was Chief Executive Officer of RAC Motoring Services Limited from 2010 until 2012 and led the sale to Carlyle. She joined Aegon UK in May 2012 and was appointed Managing Director of the Workplace Solutions Division in December 2012. Ms Seymour-Jackson is also a Non-Executive Director of Rentokil Initial plc and esure Group plc. She is also Deputy Chair and Senior Independent Director at Gocompare.com Group plc. and a Senior Advisor to Lloyds Banking Group (insurance).

Tatsusaburo Yamamoto
Tatsusaburo Yamamoto
Independent Non-Executive Director since May 2017
Tatsusaburo Yamamoto

Tatsusaburo Yamamoto has been a Non-Executive Director of Janus Henderson since May 2017. Mr Yamamoto was an Independent Director of Janus Capital Group from July 2015 to May 2017.

Mr Yamamoto is currently Managing Executive Officer, Corporate Planning Unit, of The Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (“Dai-ichi Life”) and has worked in many different capacities for Dai-ichi Life over his 29 year career with the firm. Prior to his current role, Mr Yamamoto served as Executive Officer at Asset Management Business Unit of Dai-ichi Life and Investment Planning Department of Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited. Mr Yamamoto was appointed to the Janus Capital Group Board after being designated by Dai-ichi Life as its representative for appointment to the Board. This right was granted to Dai-ichi Life as a result of the Investment and Strategic Cooperation Agreement (the “Agreement”) between Dai-ichi Life and Janus Capital Group. In connection with the Agreement, Mr Yamamoto has previously worked with the Janus management as a member of the strategic alliance coordination committee, which sought to further the goals of the strategic alliance and enhance product distribution opportunities. Mr Yamamoto has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from WASEDA University.