DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Janus Capital Group Inc. (“JCG”) (NYSE: JNS) today announced that Billie Williamson has been appointed to its board of directors, effective March 3, 2015.
Ms. Williamson began her career as an auditor with Ernst & Young LLP in 1974 and became a partner in 1984, a position she held until her departure in 1993. From 1993 to 1996, she served as chief financial officer of AMX Corp., and from 1996 to 1998 she served as Senior Vice President, Finance of Marriott International, Inc. Ms. Williamson rejoined Ernst & Young in 1998 where she was a senior audit partner and the Americas Inclusiveness Officer. Ms. Williamson also served as a member of Ernst & Young’s Americas Executive Board from 2006 to 2008 and Ernst and Young’s U.S. Executive Board from 2008 until her retirement in 2011.
A certified public accountant, Ms. Williamson earned a BBA with highest honors from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. She is also a member of the board of directors of Exelis Inc., Energy Future Holdings Corporation and Pentair plc.
About Janus Capital Group Inc.
Janus Capital Group Inc. (JCG) is a global investment firm dedicated to delivering better outcomes for clients through a broad range of actively managed investment solutions, including fixed income, equity, alternative and multi-asset class strategies. It does so through a number of distinct investment platforms, including investment teams within Janus Capital Management LLC (Janus), as well as INTECH Investment Management LLC (INTECH) and Perkins Investment Management LLC (Perkins), in addition to certain exchange-traded products under the VelocityShares brand. Each team brings distinct asset class expertise, perspective, style-specific experience and a disciplined approach to risk. Investment strategies are offered through open-end funds domiciled in both the U.S. and offshore, as well as through separately managed accounts, collective investment trusts and exchange-traded products.
At the end of December 2014, JCG managed approximately $183.1 billion in assets for shareholders, clients and institutions around the globe. Based in Denver, Colorado, JCG also has offices in London, Milan, Munich, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Melbourne, Paris, The Hague, Zurich, Frankfurt, Dubai and Taipei.