Executive Vice President, Global Head of Technology and Operations
George Batejan is Executive Vice President, Global Head of Technology and Operations. Mr. Batejan joined Janus in October 2010 and is responsible for all middle and back office operations globally, including technology. He also serves as a member of Janus' Executive Committee. Prior to joining Janus, Mr. Batejan was senior vice president and chief information officer at Evergreen Investments, Inc. Mr. Batejan's experience includes serving as executive vice president and chief information officer for Oppenheimer Funds, Inc. and 18 years at The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A. where he served in positions ranging from vice president and division executive for the Americas' Service Delivery Group, Private Banking, to vice president and Chief Information Systems Officer, Asia. Mr. Batejan earned a bachelor of science degree in physics and a master of science degree in management and industrial engineering, both from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Mr. Batejan has more than 31 years of global technology and operations experience in the financial services industry.
Robin C. Beery
Executive Vice President and Head of U.S. Distribution
Robin Beery is Executive Vice President, Head of U.S. Distribution and is a member of Janus' Executive Committee. Ms. Beery also serves as a member of the Janus Capital Group Executive Advisory Board. In addition, she serves as President of the Funds acting as the business liaison between Janus and the fund trustees, and is a member of the board of directors of INTECH and Perkins Investment Management LLC. Ms. Beery joined Janus in August 1994 and has held a variety of leadership positions within the marketing and distribution organizations, including overseeing the firm's retail business. Ms. Beery currently oversees Janus' U.S. distribution business, including sales, client service and consultant relations for the intermediary and institutional channels, as well as marketing and brand strategy and product innovation. Prior to joining Janus, Ms. Beery worked in the distribution organizations at Chicago-based Kemper Financial and American Century in Kansas City. Ms. Beery received her bachelor of arts degree in personnel administration from the University of Kansas and has 20 years of financial industry experience.
Executive Vice President & President, Janus International
Augustus Cheh is President, Janus International, wherein he oversees Janus' non-US businesses. Mr. Cheh also serves as Executive Vice President of Janus Capital Management LLC. He also serves as a member of the Janus executive committee. Prior to joining Janus in April 2011, Mr. Cheh was the CEO of Asia ex-Japan for AllianceBernstein with responsibility for the Institutional, Retail, and Bernstein sell-side businesses for the Asia region. Prior to this, Mr. Cheh was the Global Director of Investments at PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York.
From 1994-2000 Mr. Cheh was a fixed-income portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Investment Management in New York where he managed the short-duration and intermediate-duration fixed income products, as well as other U.S. and non-U.S. fixed income portfolios. He was also the portfolio manager of the JP Morgan U.S. Short Duration Bond Fund. Earlier, he was a trader of U.S. Government and money market securities and was a senior quantitative research analyst at J.P. Morgan Investment Management. Before joining J.P. Morgan Investment Management, Mr. Cheh was a management and actuarial consultant at Towers Perrin in New York City (1991-1994). Mr. Cheh holds a B.S. and an M.B.A. from Columbia University. He held the designations of the Associate of the Society of Actuaries (A.S.A.) and Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (M.A.A.A.). He is a U.S. Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Cheh has 18 years of financial industry experience.
David W. Grawemeyer
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
David Grawemeyer is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Janus Capital Group, a position he has held since May 2011. In this role, Mr. Grawemeyer oversees Janus' Legal and Internal Audit functions, globally. Additionally, he is a member of the Janus Capital Group executive committee. Prior to joining Janus, Mr. Grawemeyer served as a managing director and deputy general counsel at ProLogis, a global provider of distribution facilities and a REIT manager. Prior to joining ProLogis in 2006, Mr. Grawemeyer served as senior vice president and general counsel at Capmark Capital (2003-2006). Mr. Grawemeyer also held positions with Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (2000-2002) and Mayer, Brown & Platt (1989-2000). Mr. Grawemeyer earned a bachelor of arts degree in economics and history from Duke University, where he graduated cum laude, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. Mr. Grawemeyer has 22 years of legal experience.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Bruce Koepfgen is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Janus Capital Management LLC and Janus Capital Group, a position he has held since July 2011. Mr. Koepfgen joined Janus in May 2011 as Executive Vice President of Finance and Accounting, a position he held until taking over as Chief Financial Officer. In Mr. Koepfgen's current role, he serves as a member of the Janus executive committee and oversees Janus' corporate strategy, finance, corporate accounting, tax and corporate services departments. Prior to joining Janus, Mr. Koepfgen served as Co-CEO of Allianz Global Investors Management Partners and CEO of Oppenheimer Capital from 2003 - 2009. Mr. Koepfgen was also a Managing Director of Salomon Brothers Inc. where he held various positions from 1976 - 1999 and he was president and principal of Koepfgen Company LLC, a management consulting organization, from 1999 - 2003. Mr. Koepfgen earned a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Michigan and an MBA in finance from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He has more than 36 years of financial industry experience.
Richard M. Weil
Chief Executive Officer
Richard Weil is Chief Executive Officer of Janus Capital Group and also serves as a member of the Janus Capital Group board of directors. In this role, Mr. Weil is responsible for the strategic direction and overall day-to-day management of the firm and leads the firm's Executive Committee.
Prior to joining Janus in February 2010, Mr. Weil spent 14 years with PIMCO where most recently he served as the global head of PIMCO Advisory, a member of PIMCO's executive committee, and a member of the board of trustees of the PIMCO Funds. Previous to his appointment as global head of PIMCO Advisory, he served as chief operating officer of PIMCO, a position he held for ten years, in which time he successfully led the development of PIMCO's global business and founded their German operations. Mr. Weil also previously served as PIMCO Advisors L.P.'s general counsel.
Prior to joining PIMCO in 1996, Mr. Weil was with Bankers Trust Global Asset Management and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York. Mr. Weil earned his bachelor of arts degree in economics from Duke University and his juris doctorate from the University of Chicago Law School.
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