WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- INTECH Investment Management LLC, a global asset manager with a focus on equity strategies for institutional investors and $47.6 billion under management, today announced that it has expanded its marketing group with the appointment of Andre Prawoto as Chief Marketing Officer, an industry leader with more than 25 years of experience in the financial-services industry.
In this new role, Prawoto, who most recently was at American Century Investments, will be responsible for INTECH's marketing and product management functions, helping the firm develop and penetrate new investor segments while deepening ties with its existing institutional client base. Located at the firm's global headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida, Prawoto will report to John Brown, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Client Development at INTECH.
"Andre's significant business development and marketing experience will support our efforts to enhance INTECH's brand and will be instrumental in ensuring that INTECH's unique solutions-set is presented to our growing client base," said Brown. "As the industry grows and demand for INTECH's strategies increases, we believe it is critical to develop an effective marketing strategy that distinguishes INTECH among its peers. We are excited to welcome Andre to our team."
Added Prawoto, "I am thrilled to join INTECH, a pioneer in mathematically based investing with a unique market proposition. I look forward to working alongside such a highly talented and motivated team and broadening the firm's marketing capabilities to increase the value INTECH brings to its clients and bolster the firm's already strong brand and messaging platform."
Prior to joining INTECH, Prawoto was Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development at American Century Investments. Before that, he was a Partner at JRW, where he provided marketing and business guidance to asset managers. He also spent four years at SunTrust Capital Management as Senior Vice President, Managing Director, and he began his career at Franklin Templeton Investments. Prawoto earned a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of San Francisco. He is currently pursuing an MS in Predictive Analytics at Northwestern University.
Having utilized the same disciplined and mathematical investment process for more than 25 years, INTECH has been managing equity portfolios for an array of institutional clients across the globe. INTECH delivers solutions to address its clients' specific investment objectives. This includes relative-risk equity strategies, with a focus on long-term returns in excess of the target benchmark, as well as absolute-risk equity strategies, with a focus on reducing the absolute risk of the portfolio through low and managed volatility strategies. The company's global headquarters is located in West Palm Beach, Florida, with its research headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, and an international headquarters in London. As of December 31, 2015, INTECH had approximately $47.6 billion under management and 84 employees worldwide. INTECH has been named a "Best Places to Work in Money Management" company by Pensions & Investments for three consecutive years. INTECH is an independently managed subsidiary of Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS), based in Denver.
About Janus Capital Group Inc. Janus Capital Group Inc. ("JCG") is a global investment firm dedicated to delivering better outcomes for clients through a broad range of actively managed and smart beta investment solutions, including fixed income, equity, alternative and multi-asset class strategies. It does so through a number of distinct asset management platforms, including investment teams within Janus Capital Management LLC ("Janus"), as well as INTECH Investment Management LLC ("INTECH") and Perkins Investment Management LLC ("Perkins"), in addition to a suite of exchange-traded products under VelocityShares. Each team brings distinct asset class expertise, perspective, style-specific experience and a disciplined approach to risk. Investment strategies are offered through open-end funds domiciled in both the U.S. and offshore, as well as through separately managed accounts, collective investment trusts and exchange-traded products. At the end of December 2015, JCG's complex-wide assets totaled approximately $192.3 billion for shareholders, clients and institutions around the globe. Based in Denver, Colorado, JCG also has offices in London, Milan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Melbourne, Sydney, Paris, The Hague, Zurich, Frankfurt, Dubai and Taipei, as well as Boston, Mass., Darien, Conn., Princeton, N.J., West Palm, Fla., Chicago, Ill., and Newport Beach, Calif.
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