Janus Institutional Asset Management Names Director of Consultant Relations

Company Release - 12/8/2005 4:30 PM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 8, 2005--Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) has appointed Brad Gillman as Vice President and Director of Consultant Relations of Janus Institutional Asset Management. Gillman, who is based in San Francisco, California, will report to Carolyn Patton, CFA, Vice President and Global Director of Consultant Relations of Janus Institutional Asset Management.

"We're very pleased that Brad is joining our team," said Patton. "With his broad experience in consultant relations and institutional sales, we feel he will play a key role in our continuing efforts to enhance our relationships with the consultant community."

In his new role, Gillman will provide manager research professionals and field consultants with guidance on the Janus Institutional products. He will also serve as an internal resource for institutional sales, portfolio management and client service professionals, facilitating the interactions with consulting firms.

"It's an exciting time at Janus Institutional Asset Management," said Gillman. "I'm looking forward to building on a strong franchise and helping grow the Janus Institutional business through the Janus, INTECH and Perkins Wolf and McDonnell products with the leading and most sophisticated investment consultants in the industry."

Gillman is an 11-year veteran in the industry. Prior to joining Janus he was Director of Institutional Client Services at Artisan Partners in San Francisco, where he was responsible for institutional sales and client service with both consultants and plan sponsors. Gillman also spent six years at AllianceBernstein where he was Vice President, working on Institutional Sales and Consultant Relations teams. He started his career as an analyst at RogersCasey in Darien, Connecticut. Gillman is a graduate of Princeton University.

Janus Institutional Asset Management is the institutional business division of Janus Capital Group and includes approximately 45 professionals dedicated to servicing the needs of institutional clients and consultants. Janus Institutional's mission is to be a premier financial solutions provider to institutions globally by offering a select number of high-quality, actively managed investment strategies.

About Janus Capital Group Inc.

Founded in 1969, Denver-based Janus Capital Group Inc. (Janus) is one of the world's premier growth investors and a leader in fundamental investment research. Janus offers individual and institutional investors and financial professionals an array of investment disciplines including growth, core, value and international equity, as well as specialty fixed income and mathematically risk-managed portfolios. Outside the U.S., Janus has offices in Tokyo, London, Hong Kong and Milan.

Janus Capital Group consists of Janus Capital Management LLC, Enhanced Investment Technologies, LLC (INTECH), and Capital Group Partners Inc. Janus Capital Group also owns 30% of Perkins, Wolf, McDonnell and Company, LLC.

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