Janus Capital bolsters Taiwan presence
30 October 2012
News, Asia, Taiwan
By Asia Asset Management
Janus Capital announced on Thursday (October 25) that it has appointed Max Chien as general manager of Taiwan and Bruce Chen as head of investment research and sales there, following the opening of the firm’s Securities Investment Consulting Enterprise office in Taiwan.
Prior to joining Janus Capital, Mr. Chien was head of investment consulting at Deutsche Far Eastern Asset Management. In his new role he will be responsible for developing Janus Capital’s retail business in Taiwan.
Mr. Chen was head of sales of Robeco Investment before joining Janus Capital. He will partner with Mr. Chien to build solid long-term distribution relationships in Taiwan. The team will report to Gigi Chan, chief operating officer (Asia Pacific) of Janus Capital Asia.
Ms. Chan said the appointments mark an important milestone in the firm’s growth as they fulfil the strategic initiative of adding depth to its efforts in Asia, and in particular Taiwan, which is the second largest retail market in the region.
Janus Capital has developed its presence in the Asia Pacific region to include Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, and Melbourne.
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