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Carmel Wellso is a Portfolio Manager responsible for co-managing the Janus International Equity strategy and all related portfolios, a position she has held since June 2010. Ms. Wellso is also an equity research analyst, primarily focusing on the financial sector and serves as team leader of the financials sector research team. Ms. Wellso also served as Co-Portfolio Manager of the Janus European Equity strategy from September 2010 to August 2012. Prior to joining Janus as a research analyst in June 2008, Ms. Wellso was a partner focusing on global financial services at Standard Pacific Capital. Prior to that, she served as Director of Asian Equity Sales for UBS Warburg. Ms. Wellso also served as an assistant director and Asian banking analyst with ING Barings Securities where she led the top ranked financials team in the Greenwich and Extel surveys several years in a row. She began her investment career as a credit analyst at MHT/Chemical Bank (JP Morgan Chase) where she focused on Emerging Market sovereign exposures and financial sector lending.
She received her bachelor of arts degree in English literature and business administration from Marquette University, her MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and served for two years in the US Peace Corps in Kenya. Ms. Wellso has 20 years of financial industry experience.