Chad Gross Assumes Manulife Position

April 11, 2011 ( – Manulife Asset Management said Chad Gross has been named Managing Director, Institutional Sales.

 A news release said Gross joined the firm on March 28. Based in Denver, Colorado, he will report to Frank Saeli, Global Head of Sales and Relationship Management.

 Gross has taken on a new position at the firm, and is responsible for institutional sales and business development on the West coast of the U.S. He joins from Janus Capital Group, where he spent more than five years in the sales organization, most recently as vice president of institutional sales responsible for new business development in the western U.S. for Janus, INTECH and Perkins.  

Prior to that, Gross spent seven years as an aviation officer in the U.S. Army, where he was awarded a Bronze Star for his service in Iraq. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing from Texas Tech University.