London and Denver − Janus Henderson Investors (NYSE / ASX: JHG) today announced the appointment of Georgina Fogo to its Executive Committee as Chief Risk Officer.
Currently Global Head of Compliance at Blackrock, Georgina will join Janus Henderson on 2 July 2018 and be responsible for the oversight and development of Janus Henderson’s risk and compliance functions globally. She will be based in the firm’s London headquarters.
Co-CEOs Dick Weil and Andrew Formica said: “Georgina brings strong risk management credentials and an impressive track record in building and overseeing global risk and compliance platforms.
“With the regulatory landscape for asset managers and clients becoming increasingly complex, her experience will be invaluable in ensuring Janus Henderson remains at the forefront of the change agenda and risk management best practice.”
Georgina has more than 15 years of experience in asset management and compliance and has built and led large global teams. Having worked in both Europe and the US, Georgina has experience of both European and US regulatory environments. Prior to being appointed as the Global Head of Compliance for BlackRock, Georgina was the EMEA Head of Compliance for BlackRock. Georgina joined BlackRock following its merger with Barclays Global Investors (BGI) in December 2009, where she built and led the Compliance Advisory teams in EMEA and the US.
Georgina’s appointment follows the retirement of David Kowalski as Chief Risk Officer in 2017.
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Janus Henderson 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, quantitative equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternative asset class strategies.
Janus Henderson has approximately £274.1billion in assets under management as of 31 December 2017, more than 2,000 employees and offices in 27 cities worldwide. Headquartered in London, the company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).