WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- INTECH Investment Management LLC (INTECH) today announced that it has expanded its executive team with the addition of John Brown, Senior Vice President, Head of Global Client Development. In this newly created role, Brown will lead INTECH's client and consultant relations teams to expand and enhance their focus on client-service excellence. John will be at the forefront of the firm's effort to further develop and communicate a cohesive, consistent message across all market segments. In addition, he will work closely with Janus' distribution teams to create and implement a strategy for INTECH's investment suite across all institutional and international distribution channels. Working from its global headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida, Brown will focus on INTECH's growth both domestically and internationally.
"As demand for risk-managed investment strategies that generate alpha increases from all parts of the world, John's experience and established network of relationships will help us ensure that our products are reaching the appropriate investor base and that we continue to provide the highest level of service to institutional clients and consultants," said Jennifer Young, CFA, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of INTECH.
Added Brown, "I look forward to working with a firm that is so highly regarded by institutional investors and that focuses on investment products that generate alpha within a risk-managed framework. I believe INTECH's risk-managed pursuit of alpha will become even more important to clients and consultants particularly if markets remain volatile."
Prior to joining INTECH, Brown spent six years at Hartford Investment Management Company, where he served as a Managing Director on the Sales, Marketing and Product Development team. Before that, he was with Fortis Investments in Boston, where he was an Executive Vice President and Head of Customer Service and Business Development for North America. Brown also spent time as the Director of Sales at Panagora Asset Management in Boston, and notably, he also spent 11 years with Fidelity Investments in both San Francisco and Boston. There he served in various sales and client development roles including as Vice President of the Fidelity Management Trust Company. He began his career in 1986 at Aetna Capital Management in both San Francisco and Seattle. John holds FINRA Series 3, 7, 24 and 65 licenses.
For 25 years, global institutional investment manager INTECH has been generating alpha by utilizing stock-price volatility as a source of reward while attempting to limit risk and trading costs. INTECH manages equity portfolios using a mathematical and scientific approach for clients including some of the world's largest corporate pension funds, public pension funds, foundations and endowments, sovereign wealth funds, Taft-Hartley and other institutional investors. The company's global headquarters is located in West Palm Beach, Florida, with its research office in Princeton, New Jersey, and international division in London, England. As of June 30, 2012, INTECH had approximately $39.4 billion under management and 80 employees worldwide. INTECH is an independently managed subsidiary of Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS), based in Denver.
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. As of June 30, 2012, JCG managed $152.4 billion in assets for shareholders, clients and institutions around the globe. Based in Denver, JCG also has offices in Frankfurt, The Hague, Paris, London, Milan, Munich, Zurich, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Melbourne.
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