The asset manager has appointed a new head of distribution for Asia.
Janus Henderson has announced Andrew Hendry will join the firm as head of distribution in Asia (ex-Japan) starting in February next year.
Mr Hendry will join from abrdn where he held the role of head of distribution, Asia-Pacific. He has 23 years of relevant global experience including previous positions at Westoun Advisors, M&G Investments and Capital Group.
In his new role at Janus Henderson, Mr Hendry will be responsible for the strategy and management of the firm’s distribution functions in Asia excluding Japan and Australia.
He will be based in Singapore and will report to Janus Henderson global head of distribution Suzanne Cain, who said the firm was excited to welcome Mr Hendry.
“His wealth of experience from some of the global asset management industry’s leading firms, coupled with his steadfast client-centric approach, will enable growth in the region and ensure we continue to meet our clients’ evolving needs,” said Ms Cain.
“Andrew’s appointment, in addition to the appointments of Shinichi Aizawa, as executive chairman and president of Janus Henderson Investors (Japan), as well as Tomoyasu Tanimoto as head of distribution in Japan, demonstrates Janus Henderson’s ongoing commitment to building a best-in-class team and client offering in Asia.”
The firm said Mr Hendry’s primary focus would be to maintain, grow and diversify its distribution business to meet the evolving needs of its clients.
He will also be responsible for developing strategic client partnerships through institutional and intermediary channels and collaborating with leaders at Janus Henderson on new business development opportunities.
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