Janus Henderson Investors has made a key appointment, with Suzanne Cain joining the team from 20 May as global head of distribution, as well as joining the manager’s executive committee.
Cain was most recently BlackRock’s US and global head of institutional clients for iShares, following eight years as head of the institutional client group and of structured credit and structured finance sales at Deutsche Bank for EMEA. She would bring over 30 years’ global industry experience to the role.
As global head of distribution, Cain would be responsible for Janus Henderson’s global sales and product strategy for both institutional and retail channels, as well as overseeing global marketing and lead client service for the business worldwide.
Speaking on the appointment, Janus Henderson chief executive, Dick Weil, said: “Suzanne’s appointment follows an extensive review of high-calibre industry professionals. She brings deep global leadership experience, an ability to operate strategically and an excellent track record of success in product innovation, building product capabilities and leading global sales initiatives.
“As our primary focus remains on delivering exceptional client service and long-term successful investment outcomes, I am confident in Suzanne’s ability as a transformative leader to continue to drive forward our new growth priorities and global distribution efforts.”