Janus Henderson announces two leadership appointments in North America distribution



DENVER – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Janus Henderson Investors today announced the appointments of Thomas (TF) Meagher as Head of Institutional Distribution in North America and Debbie Drachman as Head of Consultant Relations in North America. TF 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 for TF and Richard Graham, Global Consultant Relations Manager.

TF joins us from Aegon Asset Management where he was responsible for US institutional distribution and customer service, leading the US institutional distribution team in marketing their global capabilities in fixed income, responsible investing, equities and multi- active with consultants and plan sponsors. Previously, he held positions at Huizenga Capital Management and UBS.

Debbie was most recently Head of North America Consultant Relations at abrdn. Prior to her position at abrdn, she held positions at Citadel Asset Management, Voya Investment Management, Cowen Asset Management, SEI and Mercer.

“The North American institutional market is a priority for Janus Henderson, and I am delighted that TF and Debbie are joining us to lead our efforts in this important market. Strong leadership and continuous innovation, along with our well-established capabilities, will allow us to deliver on our promises to our clients and build on the momentum and success seen across our institutional operations globally. Said Nick Adams, Global Head of Institutions.

TF said, “I am delighted to join Janus Henderson Investors as we focus on expanding our global institutional presence. I look forward to working with our institutional clients to leverage the breadth and depth of Janus Henderson’s investment expertise to help them achieve their investment goals.

“Consultants play a critical role in building a strong and growing institutional business and I look forward to working with TF, Richard and the team to help develop Janus Henderson’s overall relationship with the consulting firms at across North America and provide competitive offers to our customers, ”added Debbie.

These strategic appointments build on the strength of Janus Henderson’s institutional team and reinforce Janus Henderson’s continued investment in recruiting top talent across the organization. This announcement follows several key hires within the Global Distribution team so far this year, including Global Director of Consultant Relations, Global Director of Customer Experience, Director of Japan, Director Institutional Solutions in Australia and Deputy Director of Investment Trusts.

Notes to Editors

Janus Henderson Group (JHG) is a leading active global asset manager dedicated to helping investors achieve their long-term financial goals through a wide range of investment solutions including stocks, securities fixed income, quantitative equities, multi-asset strategies and alternative asset classes.

As of June 30, 2021, Janus Henderson had approximately $ 428 billion in assets under management, more than 2,000 employees and offices in 25 cities around the world. Based in London, the company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).


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