Henderson CFO to retire

Shirley Garood, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Henderson Group, the holding company of investment management group, Henderson Global Investors, is to retire in March 2014 and as a director with effect from July 1st.

Shirley Garood, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Henderson Group, the holding company of investment management group, Henderson Global Investors, is to retire in March 2014 and as a director with effect from July 1st.

The group announced that Roger Thompson would succeed Garood as CFO and as a director of the group and said that the appointment is expected to become effective on July 1st.

Rupert Pennant-Rea, Chairman of Henderson Group, said: "Shirley has had an extensive career with the group, the majority of it as Chief Operating Officer and latterly as CFO. It was especially in her capacity as CFO that she demonstrated her years of City experience by successfully managing most of the support functions in the group including finance, tax, IT and operations, human resources, legal, IR and strategy and company secretariat."

Thompson was most recently Global Chief Operating Officer of JP Morgan Asset Management's Investment Management business and was previously Head of its UK franchise and prior to that International CFO.

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