Janus poaches Premier discretionary sales head Glendon

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Janus Capital International has hired Premier Asset Management head of UK discretionary sales Alan Glendon.

Glendon is joining Janus as UK financial institutions sales director for the EMEA region and will lead the firm’s push into the UK financial institutions market.

Based in London, he will report directly to Janus UK and EMEA chief operating officer Nigel Austin.

Austin says: “Alan has a tremendous amount of industry knowledge and experience gained through senior roles at some of the most respected companies in the sector.

“He is a very welcome addition to our UK team and demonstrates our commitment to developing further our business in the UK.”

Prior to this appointment and his tenure at Premier, Glendon was sales director at F&C Asset Management and worked at Investec Asset Management.