Janus Henderson has appointed Victoria Mio (pictured) as portfolio manager and head of greater China equities, beginning her role today, 13 February.
She joins Janus Henderson after previously working at Fidelity International, where she spent the past three years as head of equity research for Asia Pacific. Previously, she spent 14 years at Robeco Group, where she became China chief investment officer and co-head of Asia Pacific equities. She also managed Robeco Chinese equity funds for 13 years.
In her new role, Mio will report to head of EMEA and APAC equities Lucas Klein.
“I’m delighted to welcome Victoria to Janus Henderson. Her extensive knowledge of Chinese equities, proven investment management skills, and remarkable track record in identifying high performing companies will undoubtedly enhance our team’s capabilities,” Klein said.
“Victoria’s appointment aligns perfectly with our commitment to providing our clients with the highest level of service and expertise. With her on board, we are well-positioned to capitalise on the opportunities presented by the Chinese market while diligently managing the associated risks.”
Janus Henderson held $335bn in assets under management as of the end of December.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Janus Henderson, a firm which I have always admired for its strong investment acumen,” Mio said.
“China is a dynamic market that we believe presents us with substantial opportunities both in the present and the future. I am excited to work alongside the many talented professionals at Janus Henderson to help our clients navigate the complexities of the Chinese market and deliver superior, long-term investment return in Greater China.”