Janus Names Equities CIO

Enrique Chang was named chief investment officer (CIO) of equities and asset allocation at Janus Capital Group Inc.

Chang will oversee Janus’ equity, risk management and alternatives teams, and will partner with Janus leadership to develop multi-strategy portfolio solutions. He will assume management of the equity investment team and focus solely on portfolio management. Chang will report to Janus CEO Richard Weil.

For the last six years, Chang was CIO and executive vice president at American Century Investments and a member of the American Century Companie Inc. board of directors. He joined American Century in 2006 and was named CIO in January 2007. Chang was responsible for a team of more than 150 investment professionals including portfolio managers, analysts and traders across all investment sectors. He led the company’s asset allocation committee and investment management senior leadership team. Previously, Chang was president and CIO for Munder Capital Management. He also held senior investment management positions at Vantage Global Advisors, J&W Seligman and Co., and General Reinsurance Corporation.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and master’s degrees in finance/quantitative analysis, statistics and operations research from New York University.