Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) today announced the appointment of Edward DeMarino as vice president and director of Financial Institutions. DeMarino is responsible for the sales and servicing of designated insurance and asset management accounts on the East Coast. In this role, he will work closely with the firm’s clients to build on strategic relationships and ensure the delivery of a superior client experience. DeMarino reports to Chris Furman, vice president and managing director of Financial Institutions.
“Ed brings a wealth of industry knowledge to the table and enables us to continue to meet the specialized and evolving needs of our diverse Financial Institutions client base,” said Furman. “Although we’ve long had a first-rate sales and servicing team, he is an important part of the continued expansion of our Financial Institutions team.”
Prior to joining Janus, DeMarino spent five years as a vice president with Fidelity Investments’ Institutional Insurance group, where he was responsible for gathering assets with insurance company clients through placements in variable annuity and 401(k) products. He has 16 years of experience in the financial services industry, including more than 11 years with MFS Institutional Advisors and MFS Fund Distributors. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, formerly known as North Adams State College. DeMarino is a Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor, a Certified Investment Management Consultant and a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor.
“I’m excited about joining the firm and am confident we will be able to further solidify our diversified and client-centric insurance business,” said DeMarino.
About Janus Capital Group Inc.
Janus Capital Group Inc. (JCG) is a global investment firm offering strategies from three individual investment boutiques: Janus Capital Management LLC (Janus), INTECH Investment Management LLC (INTECH) and Perkins Investment Management LLC (Perkins). Each manager employs a research intensive approach that is distinct within its respective asset class. This multi-boutique approach enables the firm to provide style-specific expertise across an array of strategies, including growth, value and risk managed equities, fixed income and alternatives through one common distribution platform.
At the end of September 2010, JCG managed $160.8 billion in assets for shareholders, clients and institutions around the globe. Based in Denver, JCG also has offices in London, Milan, Munich, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Melbourne.
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