Chris Wong is Vice President and Director, Financial Institutions. In this role, he manages Janus Henderson’s investment relationships with insurance, retirement and asset management clients. Prior to joining Janus in 2001, he spent nine years wholesaling group insurance and retirement products through consultants, benefits brokers, and financial advisors in Southern California for Principal Financial and Unum. Chris also spent six years in Unum’s international division, where he managed product and business development for the firm’s Asian and South American direct and reinsurance operations. While based in Tokyo and Buenos Aires, he worked closely with major platform distributors, advisors, actuaries, and regulators to approve and launch new products, including the first private disability pension product in Latin America.
Chris is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance. He received an MBA from Pepperdine University’s Graziado School, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation as well as FINRA series 3, 7, 63, and 24 licenses.