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Monday 20 March, 2017

Henderson Group plc

Henderson Group - Board changes following Merger

RNS Number : 9920Z
Henderson Group plc
20 March 2017
 

 

 

 

 

 

Merger of Henderson Group plc and Janus Capital Group Inc.

Proposed changes to the Henderson Group plc Board

 

 

20 March 2017

 

Henderson Group plc ('Henderson Group') announces the following proposed appointments to, and resignations from, the Henderson Group Board to take effect on completion of the Merger with Janus Capital Group Inc. ("Janus").

 

Roger Thompson and Philip Wagstaff will resign from the Henderson Group Board but continue as Chief Financial Officer and Global Head of Distribution respectively in the Combined Group and will be members of the Executive Committee. In addition, Timothy How and Robert Jeens will retire from the Henderson Group Board.

 

The following individuals, who are currently members of the Janus board of directors, will be appointed to the Janus Henderson Board with effect from completion of the Merger:

 

Glenn Schafer

Richard Weil

Jeffrey Diermeier

Eugene Flood Jr.

Lawrence Kochard

Tatsusaburo Yamamoto

 

Therefore, immediately after completion of the Merger, the Janus Henderson Board will consist of:

 

Name

Position

Richard Gillingwater

Chairman

Glenn Schafer

Deputy Chairman

Andrew Formica

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Richard Weil

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Sarah Arkle

Non-Executive Director

Kalpana Desai

Non-Executive Director

Jeffrey Diermeier

Non-Executive Director

Kevin Dolan

Non-Executive Director

Eugene Flood Jr.

Non-Executive Director

Lawrence Kochard

Non-Executive Director

Angela Seymour-Jackson

Non-Executive Director

Tatsusaburo Yamamoto

Non-Executive Director

 



 

Further details, including biographies of the proposed Janus Henderson Directors, will be included in the circular to be sent to shareholders in connection with the Merger (the 'Circular'), which is expected to be published on 21 March 2017.

 

There are no additional matters requiring disclosure under Rule 9.6.13 of the UK Listing Rules.

 

Capitalised terms used but not defined in this announcement have the meanings given to them in the Circular.

 

 

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Investor enquiries


Miriam McKay

+44 (0) 20 7818 2106

Head of Investor Relations

 

Louise Curran

Investor Relations Manager

[email protected]

 

+44 (0) 20 7818 5927

[email protected]



Investor Relations

 

+44 (0) 20 7818 5310

[email protected]

 

Media enquiries


Angela Warburton

Global Head of Communications

+44 (0) 20 7818 3010

[email protected]

 

United Kingdom: FTI Consulting         

Andrew Walton

+44 (0) 20 3727 1514

Asia Pacific: Honner                                                Rebecca Piercy

+61 2 8248 3740



 

 

In connection with the proposed merger, Henderson has filed a registration statement on Form F-4 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), containing a proxy statement of Janus Capital Group and other documents regarding the proposed merger. Before making any voting or investment decision, the respective investors and shareholders of Henderson and Janus Capital Group are urged to carefully read the entire registration statement of Henderson, including the proxy statement of Janus Capital Group, and any other relevant documents filed by either company with the SEC, as well as any amendments or supplements to those documents, because they contain important information about Henderson, Janus Capital Group and the proposed merger. The registration statement and other related documents filed by Henderson and Janus Capital Group will be available electronically without charge at the SEC's website, www.sec.gov. Materials filed with the SEC may also be obtained without charge at Henderson's website, www.henderson.com or at Janus Capital Group's website www.janus.com, respectively.

 

 


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