Janus Capital appoints Head of Middle East and announces opening of new office
- United Arab Emirates: Monday, October 08 - 2012 at 15:31
- PRESS RELEASE
Janus Capital International Limited, the international arm of Janus Capital Group Inc. announced the appointment of Meshal Jaber Al Faras, as Head of the Middle East for Janus Capital's international business, effective immediately.
Meshal comes to Janus with over 15 years of experience in the investment industry. Prior to joining Janus, he was Head of GCC Business Development at Royal Capital in Abu Dhabi. Before that, he was a Director at Natixis Global Associates and a spent a decade with the Kuwait Investment Authority. Meshal will report directly to Augustus Cheh, President of Janus Capital International.
Commenting on the appointment, Augustus Cheh, President of Janus Capital International said: "This marks an important step in our growth as it fulfils one of our key strategic initiatives for the business in adding depth to our activities in the Middle East."
In further news, Janus also announced the opening of its new office in the Dubai International Finance Centre to service existing and new clients in the Middle East. The office opening marks the fifth for Janus in 2012, with offices opened to date this year in The Hague, Frankfurt, Paris, and Zurich.
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