People Moves: Janus Henderson announces Ali Dibadj as next Chief Executive Officer
Press Release - Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE/ASX: JHG) ("JHG" or the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously appointed Ali Dibadj as Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of the Company effective no later than 27 June 2022. Ali Dibadj succeeds Dick Weil, who, as previously announced, will retire as CEO and a member of the Board as of 31 March 2022. Effective 1 April 2022, the Board has appointed Roger Thompson, Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), to serve as Interim CEO until Mr Dibadj joins JHG. To assist in an orderly transfer of responsibilities, Mr Weil will serve as an adviser to the Company through 30 June 2022.
Ali Dibadj, 46, joins the Company from AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. ("AB") where he has served as CFO & Head of Strategy since February 2021 as well as Portfolio Manager for AB Equities since 2017. Previously, he served as AB's Head of Finance and Head of Strategy from April 2020 to February 2021. He co-led AB's Strategy Committee in 2019 and served as a senior research analyst with Bernstein Research Services from 2006 to 2020, a period during which he was ranked as the number one analyst twelve times by Institutional Investor. Prior to joining AB, he spent almost a decade in management consulting, including at McKinsey & Company and Mercer. Mr Dibadj holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering sciences from Harvard College and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.