Janus Henderson announces succession plan for global bonds team

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Janus Henderson Group has announced the departure of Nick Maroutso from the firm, effective 1 October, 2021. 

Maroutsos, who is leaving to take a career break, is Head of Global Bonds and Co-Portfolio Manager of the Absolute Return Income and Global Multi-Sector Fixed Income related strategies.
 
As part of Janus Henderson’s succession planning, Maroutso will work closely with the global bonds team over the period to ensure a smooth transition and handover of responsibilities.
 
Effective 1 October, 2021, under the leadership of Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income, the following portfolio managers will continue to work in their current roles: Jason England and Daniel Siluk will remain co-portfolio managers on the Janus Henderson Absolute Return Income strategy and related funds. Andrew Mulliner, currently Head of Global Aggregate, will continue to serve in this role and oversee the multi-sector global bond portfolio strategies.
 
Maroutsos, Head of Global Bonds and Co-Portfolio Manager, says: “While my decision to take a career break is bittersweet, I have the utmost confidence in the team and their investment process. Having worked closely with the team for many years, I have no doubt their talent and unwavering dedication to serving our clients will position them to generate solid returns. I thank the team and senior management for their trust over the past 15 years and will miss their professionalism and friendship.” 
 
Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income, adds: “Our client commitment has always been and will continue to be to seek to deliver dependable investment outcomes to support our clients in achieving their long-term financial goals. As a firm, we take a collaborative team-based approach focused on growing talent from within the teams, which allows for robust succession planning and a seamless transition for clients when we have personnel changes. We thank Nick for his contribution to Janus Henderson, his unwavering commitment to our clients, and his involvement in developing the next generation of investors. Our dedicated Absolute Return Income team consists of thirteen people, of which Nick is one, split across the US and Australia. Given the lengthy transition period, and the breadth and depth of the experienced team, we are confident that this will be a smooth transition for our clients. Our global bonds effort has been and remains a strategic priority for the firm, and we will continue to invest in our team.”