DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Janus Henderson Investors announced today the appointments of Thomas (T.F.) Meagher as Head of North America Institutional Distribution and Debbie Drachman, Head of North America Consultant Relations. T.F. is based in Chicago and reports to Nick Adams, Global Head of Institutional. Debbie is based in Darien, Connecticut and will have a dual reporting structure to T.F. and Richard Graham, Global Head of Consultant Relations.
T.F. joins us from Aegon Asset Management where he was Head of US Institutional Distribution and Client Service, leading the US institutional distribution team in marketing their global fixed income, responsible investment, equity and multi-asset capabilities to consultants and plan sponsors. Prior to this he held positions at Huizenga Capital Management and UBS.
Debbie was most recently Head of North America Consultant Relations at abrdn. Prior to her role at abrdn, she held positions at Citadel Asset Management, Voya Investment Management, Cowen Asset Management, SEI and Mercer.
“The North American Institutional market is major focus for Janus Henderson, and I am excited to have T.F. and Debbie join to lead our efforts in this important market. Strong leadership and continued innovation, alongside our well-established capabilities, will enable us to deliver on our promises to our clients and build on the momentum and success that is seen across our institutional business globally.” said Nick Adams, Global Head of Institutional.
T.F. shared, “I am delighted to join Janus Henderson Investors as we focus on expanding our global institutional presence. I am looking forward to working with our institutional clients to bring the breadth and depth of Janus Henderson’s investment expertise to bear in helping them achieve their investment objectives.”
“Consultants play an absolute critical role in building a strong and growing Institutional business and I look forward to working with T.F., Richard and the team to help grow Janus Henderson’s overall relationship with consulting firms across North America, and delivering competitive offerings for our clients,” Debbie added.
These strategic appointments build on the strength of Janus Henderson’s institutional team and reinforce Janus Henderson’s continued investment in hiring top talent across the organization. This announcement comes following several key hires across the Global Distribution team so far this year, including the Global Head of Consultant Relations, Global Head of Client Experience, Head of Japan, Director of Institutional Solutions in Australia, and Deputy Head of Investment Trusts.
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Janus Henderson Group (JHG) is a leading global active asset manager dedicated to helping investors achieve long-term financial goals through a broad range of investment solutions, including equities, fixed income, quantitative equities, multi-asset and alternative asset class strategies.
At 30 June 2021, Janus Henderson had approximately US$428 billion in assets under management, more than 2,000 employees, and offices in 25 cities worldwide. Headquartered in London, the company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).