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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Glenn Schafer

67 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Bruce Koepfgen

63 2013 President

Richard Weil

52 2010 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jennifer McPeek

46 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Enrique Chang

53 2016 President - Head of Investments

Augustus Cheh

48 2011 President - Janus International

Tatsusaburo Yamamoto

2015 Director

Jeffrey Diermeier

63 2008 Independent Director

Eugene Flood

60 2014 Independent Director

J. Richard Fredericks

70 2006 Independent Director

Deborah Gatzek

67 2004 Independent Director

Lawrence Kochard

59 2008 Independent Director

Arnold Pinkston

57 2016 Independent Director

Billie Williamson

63 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Glenn Schafer

Mr. Glenn S. Schafer, CPA, is Independent Chairman of the Board of Janus Capital Group Inc. He has been a director of the Company since December 2007 and became Chairman of the Board of Directors on April 27, 2012. Mr. Schafer is also a director of Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (a holding company with subsidiaries that operate nursing and assisted living facilities); the Michigan State University Foundation (a non-profit fundraising corporation); and GeoOptics LLC (a weather satellite manufacturer). Mr. Schafer served as Vice Chairman of Pacific Life Insurance Company ("Pacific Life") from April 2005 until his retirement in December 2005. He was a member of Pacific Life's board of directors and President of Pacific Life from 1995 to 2005. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pacific Life from 1991 to 1995. From 2006 to 2007, he served on the board of directors for Scottish Re Group.

Bruce Koepfgen

Mr. Bruce L. Koepfgen has been appointed as President of Janus Capital Group Inc., effective August 1, 2013. Mr. Koepfgen was named CFO of Janus, and in August 2013, he was named President of Janus. He also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Janus Investment Fund and Janus Aspen Series Trusts (appointed in July 2014), and the recently established Detroit Street Trust and Clayton Street Trust (appointed to both in February 2016). Mr. Koepfgen is a member of the Janus executive committee, INTECH's board of directors, and Perkins's board of managers, and works with senior leaders to advance the interests of Janus's clients, shareholders, and employees. Prior to joining Janus, Mr. Koepfgen was Co-CEO of Allianz Global Investors Management Partners and CEO of Oppenheimer Capital from 2003 to 2009. From August 2010 through October 2011, Mr. Koepfgen was a director of the Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation, and was a director of Thermo Fisher Scientific from May 2005 through September 2008. Mr. Koepfgen was previously a managing director of Salomon Brothers Inc. where he held various positions from 1976 to 1999, and he was president and principal of Koepfgen Company LLC, a management consulting organization, from 1999 to 2003.

Richard Weil

Mr. Richard M. Weil is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Janus Capital Group Inc., since February 1, 2010. Mr. Weil is also a member of the Company's executive committee, and the board of directors of the Company's subsidiaries, INTECH Investment Management LLC ("INTECH") and Perkins Investment Management LLC ("Perkins"). Mr. Weil previously served as the global head of Pacific Investment Management Company LLC ("PIMCO") Advisory, was a member of the executive committee of PIMCO (an investment management firm), and was a member of the board of trustees for the PIMCO funds from February 2009 until joining Janus in February 2010. He served as PIMCO's Chief Operating Officer from 2000 to 2009, during which time he led the development of PIMCO's global business; founded PIMCO's German operations; was responsible for PIMCO's operations, technology, fund administration, finance, human resources, legal, compliance, and distribution functions; and managed PIMCO's non-U.S. offices. Mr. Weil served as general counsel for PIMCO Advisors LP from January 1999 through August 2000. Prior to joining PIMCO, Mr. Weil was with Bankers Trust Global Asset Management from 1994 through 1995 and the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York from September 1989 until 1994. He previously chaired the asset management industry group within the Security Industry and Financial Markets Association ("SIFMA") and was a member of SIFMA's board of directors until 2010.

Jennifer McPeek

Ms. Jennifer J. McPeek is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Ms. McPeek was appointed CFO of Janus in August 2013 and was appointed as Executive Vice President in January 2014. Prior to taking over as CFO, Ms. McPeek was Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and Treasurer overseeing the Financial Planning, Investor Relations, Treasury, and Corporate Development functions. In Ms. McPeek's current role, she serves as a member of the Janus executive committee and oversees Janus's finance, corporate accounting, and tax departments. Prior to joining Janus in 2009, Ms. McPeek was senior vice president of strategic planning at ING Investment Management – Americas Region from 2005 to 2009. Ms. McPeek was previously an Associate Principal at McKinsey and Company in their corporate strategy and finance practice from 1995 to 2001, and previously worked in the investment banking industry for Bank of Boston and Goldman, Sachs & Company from 1991 to 1995. Ms. McPeek holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Enrique Chang

Mr. Enrique Chang is President - Head of Investments of the Company. Mr. Chang previously served as chief investment officer (“CIO”) and executive vice president for American Century Investments, an asset management firm. Mr. Chang joined American Century in 2006 and was named CIO in January 2007. In that capacity, he oversaw more than 150 investment professionals, including portfolio managers, analysts, and traders. He was also a member of that firm’s Asset Allocation Committee and Investment Management Senior Leadership Team. Prior to joining American Century, Mr. Chang was president and chief investment officer for Munder Capital Management, an asset management firm.

Augustus Cheh

Mr. Augustus Cheh serves as the President - Janus of Janus Capital Group inc. He joined Janus in March 2011 as President of Janus International (a division of Janus), and oversees Janus's non-U.S. businesses in Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Mr. Cheh also is Executive Vice President of Janus Capital Management LLC and a member of the Janus executive committee. Prior to joining Janus, Mr. Cheh was at AllianceBernstein from 2003 to 2011. He was serving as CEO of Asia ex-Japan when he left in 2011, with oversight responsibility for the institutional, retail, and Bernstein sell-side businesses for the Asia region. Mr. Cheh was the global director of investments at PricewaterhouseCoopers from 2000 to 2003. From 1994 to 2000 Mr. Cheh was at J.P. Morgan Investment Management where he started as a senior quantitative research analyst. Later on, he was a trader of U.S. government and money market securities, and subsequently, he was a fixed income portfolio manager where he managed short-duration and intermediate-duration strategies and other fixed income portfolios. He was also portfolio manager of the JP Morgan U.S. Short Duration Bond Fund. Before joining J.P. Morgan Investment Management, Mr. Cheh was a management and actuarial consultant at Towers Perrin from 1991 to 1994.

Tatsusaburo Yamamoto

Mr. Tatsusaburo Yamamoto is Director of the Company. He is currently an executive officer and general manager of the Investment Planning Department of Dai-ichi Life. Prior to his appointment, the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board met with Mr. Yamamoto, reviewed his background and business experience and determined that Mr. Yamamoto possessed the membership criteria for non-employee directors as set forth in the Corporate Governance Guidelines.

Jeffrey Diermeier

Mr. Jeffrey J. Diermeier is Independent Director of Janus Capital Group Inc., since March 7, 2008. Mr. Diermeier is a director of the University of Wisconsin Foundation (a non-profit fundraising corporation) and chairman of its Investment Committee. At the end of 2010, he became an owner and Chairman of L.B. White Company (a heating equipment manufacturer). He is also a minority-owner and advisory board member of Stairway Partners, LLC (a registered investment adviser), and in January 2011 became a director of Adams Street Partners (a private equity firm). Since January 2009, he has been a trustee of the Board of the Financial Accounting Foundation, which oversees the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Government Accounting Standards Board, and since November 2012 has been Chairman of the trustees of the Board of the Financial Accounting Foundation. From 2005 until January 2009, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the CFA Institute (a non-profit educational organization for investment professionals), and was a member of the CFA Institute's Board of Governors. Between 1975 and 2004, Mr. Diermeier served in a number of capacities in the Global Asset Management division of UBS and predecessor organizations, primarily Brinson Partners, Inc., beginning as an equity analyst and culminating as its Global Chief Investment Officer from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Diermeier holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Eugene Flood

Mr. Eugene Flood, Jr., is Independent Director of Janus Capital Group Inc. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of TIAA-CREF from 2011 until his recent retirement in 2012. Mr. Flood also served on the CREF board of trustees and the TIAA-CREF mutual fund board of trustees for seven years, chairing the investment committee. Prior to joining TIAA-CREF as an executive in 2011, Mr. Flood spent twelve years with Smith Breeden Associates, a North Carolina-based fixed income asset manager, as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Flood also spent twelve years with Morgan Stanley in a range of trading and investment positions from 1987 to 1999 and was an Assistant Professor of Finance at Stanford Business School from 1982 to 1987. Mr. Flood earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Harvard University and a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

J. Richard Fredericks

Amb. J. Richard Fredericks is Independent Director of Janus Capital Group Inc., since October 23, 2006. He also serves as Managing Director of the money management firm Main Management LLC, as a director of Cadence Bancorp LLC (a bank holding company formerly known as Community Bancorp LLC) and Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants, LLC and he serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations. From 1977 to 1999, he worked at Banc of America Securities (formerly Montgomery Securities), initially as a partner and later as Senior Managing Director. From 1999 to 2001, he served as U.S. Ambassador to both Switzerland and Liechtenstein, and from February 2003 to April 2006, he was a director of Chiron Corporation until it was acquired by Novartis International AG.

Deborah Gatzek

Ms. Deborah R. Gatzek is Independent Director of Janus Capital Group Inc., since March 9, 2004. She is a securities law attorney and serves on the boards of three non-profit organizations. She was Chief Counsel to the Mutual Fund and Broker Dealer subsidiaries of ING Americas (an investment management firm) from 2001 to 2003. She was a partner of Stradley, Ronan, Stevens & Young, a law firm, from 2000 to 2001, and she was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Franklin Resources, Inc. (an investment management firm) from 1983 through 1999. She also served as special counsel for the SEC and regional counsel for FINRA.

Lawrence Kochard

Mr. Lawrence E. Kochard PhD., is Independent Director of Janus Capital Group Inc., since March 6, 2008. Mr. Kochard is the Chief Executive Officer of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company and has been a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of the Virginia Retirement System since March 2011. He previously served as the Chairman of the College of William & Mary Investment Committee from October 2005 until October 2011. From 2004 to 2010, he was the Chief Investment Officer for Georgetown University, and, from 2001 to 2004, was Managing Director of Equity and Hedge Fund Investments for the Virginia Retirement System. Mr. Kochard was Assistant Professor of Finance at the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia from 1999 to 2001. He previously served in financial analysis and planning, corporate finance and capital markets roles with DuPont de Nemours and Company, Fannie Mae and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Mr. Kochard holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and a has Ph.D. in Economics.

Arnold Pinkston

Mr. Arnold A. Pinkston is an Independent Director of the Company. He is also the Director of Sustainability Accounting Standards Board since January 2016. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Allergan, Inc. from October 2011 to March 2015. Prior to, he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary for Beckman Coulter from November 2005 to May 2011 and he was also Vice President for Eli Lilly and Company from March 1994 to November 2005.

Billie Williamson

Ms. Billie Williamson is Independent Director of Janus Capital Group Inc. Ms. Williamson began her career as an auditor with Ernst & Young LLP in 1974 and became a partner in 1984, a position she held until her departure in 1993. From 1993 to 1996, she served as chief financial officer of AMX Corp., and from 1996 to 1998 she served as Senior Vice President, Finance of Marriott International, Inc. Ms. Williamson rejoined Ernst & Young in 1998 where she was a senior audit partner and the Americas Inclusiveness Officer. Ms. Williamson also served as a member of Ernst & Young's Americas Executive Board from 2006 to 2008 and Ernst and Young's U.S. Executive Board from 2008 until her retirement in 2011. A certified public accountant, Ms. Williamson earned a BBA with highest honors from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. She is also a member of the board of directors of Exelis Inc., Energy Future Holdings Corporation and Pentair plc.

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