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Janus Henderson strengthens distribution team

The investment manager has made two hires in both Hong Kong and Singapore to strengthen its distribution team.
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Janus Henderson Investors has made multiple hires in its Asia distribution team.

Alexis Lavergne has joined the investment manager as investment specialist for fixed income, while Andrew Cox has joined as investment specialist for equity. Both are newly created roles and are based in Singapore.

Meanwhile, Stephanie Joeson and Keith Chan have joined in Hong Kong as director and sales manager for intermediary sales respectively.

Lavergne joins Janus Henderson from H2O Asset Management, where he was client portfolio manager responsible for global macro fixed income and currencies strategies. He previously worked at BlackRock, Natixis Investment Managers and consulting firm INDEFI.

Meanwhile, Cox has joined Janus Henderson following a brief sabbatical. He previously served as head of investor relations and corporate development at real estate firm Globalworth. He has also worked at Schroders, Ell Capital Management, GIC Real Estate and Numis Securities.

Both Lavergne and Cox started with the investment manager in July and report to Andrew Hendry, head of distribution for Asia and Singapore CEO.

Meanwhile, Joeson joins from Invesco, where she was senior manager for intermediary sales covering private bank distributions. She previously worked at Income Partners Asset Management and Citibank.

Chan was mostly recently an associate in the financial institutions group at Lazard Asset Management. He also worked at Bank J Safra Sarasin.

Both Joeson and Chan report to Alex Ng, head of intermediary sales for Asia ex-Japan.

“These hires are indicative of the firm’s renewed focus on client service and their appointments are testament to the firm’s reputation which continues to attract a high calibre of talent. Importantly, our new teammates will leverage their talent and experience towards realising our growth objectives for Asia by bolstering our ability to meet the needs of our clients and our clients’ clients,” said Hendry.

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