Janus Appoints David R. Martin Executive Vice President of Finance

Company Release - 6/6/2005 4:11 PM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 6, 2005--Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) today announced that David R. Martin has been appointed executive vice president of finance effective June 7, 2005. Martin, 48, will report to Janus Chairman and CEO Steve Scheid.

Martin will oversee the firm's finance, corporate accounting, tax, strategic planning and investor relations departments. He also will help shape company strategy and be responsible for aligning the resources needed to achieve the company's long-term objectives.

Martin, who is relocating to Denver, has 24 years experience in corporate finance, most recently as senior vice president of finance at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. During his six years at Schwab, he also served as the company's treasurer and as senior vice president in charge of planning and analysis and retail finance.

"Dave is a strong and seasoned leader with broad expertise in successfully managing every facet of finance," Scheid said. "His business acumen and broad management skills will be invaluable as Janus moves forward."

Before joining Schwab, Martin held several high-level finance positions at First Interstate Bank of Texas, where he was CFO of the bank's Texas region and its national retail division. During seven years at Texas Commerce Bancshares, he was responsible for corporate real estate and corporate planning. He also served as chief financial officer of Roundtree Markets, Inc.

Martin graduated with distinction from Stanford University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in mathematical sciences and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He also earned an MBA with an emphasis in finance from Carnegie-Mellon University.

About Janus Capital Group Inc.

Based in Denver, Colorado, Janus Capital Group Inc. is a leading asset manager offering individual investors and institutional clients complementary asset management disciplines through the firm's global distribution network. Janus Capital Group consists of Janus Capital Management LLC, Enhanced Investment Technologies, LLC (INTECH) and Capital Group Partners Inc. In addition, Janus Capital Group owns 30% of Perkins, Wolf, McDonnell and Company, LLC.

    CONTACT: Janus Capital Group Inc.
             Investor Contact:
             Steve Belgrad, 303-394-7706
             Media Contact:
             Shelley Peterson, 303-316-5625

    SOURCE: Janus Capital Group Inc.