Jack Lin was named managing director of Janus Capital Asia, effective June 16. The position is new, said James Aber, Janus spokesman. Mr. Lin will join the Hong Kong office and report to Erich Gerth, CEO of Janus Capital International, Janus Capital Groups international arm. Mr. Lin was regional managing director of Franklin Templetons Asia ex-Japan and Australasia business. Bill Yun, president of Franklin Templeton Institutional, will assume his duties on an interim basis, said Stacey Johnston, Franklin spokeswoman. Janus Capital International has $12.6 billion in assets under management.