Janus Henderson Group has appointed Andrew Hendry as head of distribution in Asia ex-Japan. Hendry will join the firm in February 2022 and report to Suzanne Cain, global head of distribution. He will be based in Singapore.
Hendry (pictured) will be responsible for the overall strategy and management of Janus Henderson’s distribution functions across Asia (excluding Japan and Australia). His primary focus will be to maintain, grow and diversify the distribution business to ensure the firm continues to meet clients’ evolving needs. He will develop strategic client partnerships across institutional and intermediary channels and work collaboratively with leaders from across the firm to identify and cultivate business development opportunities.
With 23 years of industry experience, Hendry will be joining from abrdn (previously Aberdeen Standard Investments), where he was most recently the head of distribution for Asia-Pacific. He has previously worked at Westoun Advisors, M&G Investments and started his career at Capital Group.
Cain says Hendry’s appointment, along with that of Shinichi Aizawa as executive chairman and president of Janus Henderson Investors (Japan) and Tomoyasu Tanimoto as head of distribution in Japan, demonstrates the firm’s commitment to building a best-in-class team and client offering in Asia.