Richard Weil is Chief Executive Officer of Janus Capital Group and also serves as a member of the Janus Capital Group board of directors. In this role, Mr. Weil is responsible for the strategic direction and overall day-to-day management of the firm and leads the firm's two executive committees. Prior to joining Janus in February 2010, Mr. Weil spent 14 years with PIMCO where most recently he served as the global head of PIMCO Advisory, a member of PIMCO's executive committee, and a member of the board of trustees of the PIMCO Funds. Previous to his appointment as global head of PIMCO Advisory, he served as chief operating officer of PIMCO, a position he held for ten years, in which time he successfully led the development of PIMCO's global business and founded their German operations. Mr. Weil also previously served as PIMCO Advisors L.P.'s general counsel. Prior to joining PIMCO in 1996, Mr. Weil was with Bankers Trust Global Asset Management and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York.
Mr. Weil earned his bachelor of arts degree in economics from Duke University and his juris doctorate from the University of Chicago Law School.