US - Janus Capital Group has appointed Jill Paitchel (pictured) as president of Janus International, the company's global division.
Paitchel will be responsible for the day-to-day oversight of Janus’ international business, which managed more than $6bn in assets at the end of 2003. Based in Westport, Connecticut, Paitchel will report to Erich Gerth, senior vice president and managing director of the Janus Global Adviser business.
Paitchel joins from Citigroup Asset Management, where she was head of retail and high net worth asset management for Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as global head of product development.
Commenting on the appointment Gerth said: “This appointment reflects our continued emphasis on building one of the fastest-growing parts of Janus – our retail and institutional business outside the United States,” said Gerth.
In a separate development, Amy Martich has been appointed as national account director for Janus Global Adviser. Her primary responsibility is building key relationships with broker-dealer firms, including national wirehouses, regional firms and independents. She is based in the Chicago area and has an office in Denver.
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