Oh to Lead Janus U.S. Institutional Group

Janus Capital Group Inc. has appointed Susan Oh as senior vice president of the firm’s U.S. Institutional Group, effective October 3, 2011.

In this role, Oh will oversee Janus’ centralized U.S. institutional sales and marketing teams, which support Janus as well as the firm’s subsidiaries, INTECH Investment Management (INTECH) and Perkins Investment Management. She will also oversee client service and global consultant relations for Janus, and work alongside the client service and consultant relations teams at INTECH and Perkins. Oh will manage a team of 19 and will report to Robin Beery, executive vice president, U.S. Distribution.

Prior to joining Janus, Oh worked for more than 20 years at JP Morgan, spending most of her career in institutional client-facing roles at JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) in New York and Chicago. For the past seven years, she served as JPMAM’s global consultant strategy sales leader and group head for the Americas consultant sales team. She also served as the group leader and manager of JPMAM’s Strategic Investment Advisory Group, which provides advisory services to institutional clients.

Previously, Oh served for five years as JPMAM’s central region institutional client sales manager for the Americas, serving corporate and public funds, as well as endowments and foundations.