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ETF provider Source appoints Jane Drew as head of corporate communications

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 09:12

Exchange traded fund (ETF) provider Source has appointed Jane Drew to the new role of Head of Corporate Communications. The appointment is part of the ongoing expansion of Source in the UK and across Europe. »

Ropes & Gray enhances ETF capabilities with new hire

Thu, 21/01/2016 - 09:54

Ropes & Gray has enhanced its exchange-traded fund (ETF) capabilities with the addition of Edward Baer, who has joined the firm’s investment management practice as counsel in San Francisco. »

Cambria appoints Don Evans as Director of Business Development

Cambria appoints Don Evans as Director of Business Development

Wed, 20/01/2016 - 16:01

Cambria Investment Management has appointed Don Evans as its Director of Business Development, with responsibility for the overall sales growth of the firm’s lineup of ETF portfolio strategies. »

ETF Securities names Stan Kiang as Director of Strategic Partnerships

Wed, 20/01/2016 - 12:00

ETF Securities has appointed Stan Kiang as Director of Strategic Partnerships. In his new role, Kiang will focus on maintaining and expanding partnership opportunities with national accounts platforms and asset managers. »

Source appoints six country heads to spearhead increased presence In Europe

Fri, 15/01/2016 - 09:42

Exchange traded fund provider Source has appointed six new country heads across Europe as it aims to meet the needs of different investor groups within each of its key markets. »

Source appoints new CFO

Source appoints new CFO

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 16:38

Exchange traded product provider Source has appointed Gary Buxton as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer. Buxton has been an integral part of Source since the company was founded and will continue in his role as Chief Operating Officer. »

Handelsbanken Fonder AB appoints new Chief Executive

Fri, 18/12/2015 - 09:24

Handelsbanken Fonder AB, the manager of a range of suite of seven XACT exchange traded funds (ETFs) listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, has appointed Carl Cederschiöld as the company’s new Chief Executive. »

ProShares names Richard Morris General Counsel

Wed, 02/12/2015 - 17:59

ProShares, a provider of exchange traded funds (ETFs), has appointed Richard Morris as general counsel. He will report to ProShares Co-Founder and CEO Michael L Sapir and serve on the company’s executive management team. »

Franklin Templeton Investments appoints head of global ETFs

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 11:05

Franklin Templeton Investments has appointed Patrick O'Connor as Head of Global Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) with responsibility for shaping and developing the firm's ETF capabilities. »

UMB Fund Services adds two to team

UMB Fund Services adds two to team

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 09:18

UMB Fund Services (UMBFS) has hired Michael Yanke as head of fund administration and Mackenzie Johnson as legal counsel in Milwaukee. »

Laif Meidell to manage AdvisorShares’ new active ETF strategy

Wed, 04/11/2015 - 10:08

Laif Meidell, president of Reno, Nevada-based American Wealth Management, is the new portfolio manager of the AdvisorShares Sunrise Global Multi-Strategy ETF (MULT), which has been renamed the AdvisorShares Market Adaptive Unconstrained Income ETF (MAUI). »

Horizons ETFs’ Howard Atkinson to retire

Mon, 02/11/2015 - 17:19

Howard Atkinson, President of Horizons ETFs, is to retire on 31 December, 2015 after almost a decade of service to the firm. »

NYSE appoints Doug Yones as Head of Exchange-Traded Products

NYSE appoints Doug Yones as Head of Exchange-Traded Products

Fri, 30/10/2015 - 16:15

The New York Stock Exchange has named Doug Yones Head of Exchange-Traded Products. Yones will join the NYSE on 3 November from Vanguard where he has worked for 17 years, most recently as head of domestic equity indexing and ETF product management. »

New York Life hires Brian Jacobs to head US retail distribution for MainStay Investments

New York Life hires Brian Jacobs to head US retail distribution for MainStay Investments

Thu, 29/10/2015 - 04:30

MainStay Investments, a New York Life company, has appointed 25-year global asset management industry veteran Brian Jacobs as Head of US Retail Distribution.  »

Scaling up the business is the focus for ETF provider Reality Shares’ new exec VP Dochterman

Wed, 28/10/2015 - 23:42

Reality Shares has added to its team with the appointment of Bob Dochterman as an Executive Vice President. Dochterman will help lead the firm’s commercial operations and work closely with Ryan Ballantyne, Executive VP of Sales and Trading, whilst reporting to CEO Eric Ervin.  »

Dochterman in the house at RealityShares

Wed, 21/10/2015 - 16:38

Reality Shares, a provider of institutional strategies for exchange-traded fund (ETF) investors, has appointed industry veteran Bob Dochterman as an Executive Vice President.  »

ProShares appoints new Head of Capital Markets

ProShares appoints new Head of Capital Markets

Fri, 16/10/2015 - 14:58

Exchange traded funds provider ProShares has appointed Richard Ledee as head of capital markets. He will report to Steve Cohen, managing director of strategy, and will be based in the company’s New York office. »

Vanguard’s F William McNabb re-elected ICI Chairman

Vanguard’s F William McNabb re-elected ICI Chairman

Fri, 09/10/2015 - 15:31

The Investment Company Institute’s Board of Governors has elected ICI Chairman F William McNabb III, Chairman and CEO of Vanguard, to serve an additional one-year term. In addition, the ICI membership elected three new governors. »

ETF manager Innealta names Dr Vito Sciaraffia as co-CIO

ETF manager Innealta names Dr Vito Sciaraffia as co-CIO

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 09:59

AFAM Capital has announced the appointment of Dr Vito Sciaraffia (pictured) as Co-Chief Investment Officer of its exchange traded fund (ETF) management division Innealta. »

Global X Funds continues expansion with three senior hires

Global X Funds continues expansion with three senior hires

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 09:58

New York-based exchange traded fund (ETF) provider Global X Management Company has appointed Aaron Dillon as Head of Strategic Relationships, Alex Ashby as Director of Product Development, and Steve Munroe as Director of Media Planning. »

James Butterfill, ETF Securities

ETF Securities appoints James Butterfill as Head of Research & Investment Strategy

Mon, 05/10/2015 - 09:22

ETF Securities has hired James Butterfill (pictured) as Head of Research & Investment Strategy based in London. Butterfill will report to ETF Securities’ Chief Executive Officer, Mark Weeks. »

BATS Global Markets makes key hires in market data and ETF listing businesses

BATS Global Markets makes key hires in market data and ETF listing businesses

Thu, 24/09/2015 - 11:02

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has hired Kal Chan as Director, Market Data Sales, and Robert J Marrocco, Director of Listings. »

Source appoints five-strong team to spearhead drive into UK financial adviser market

Source appoints five-strong team to spearhead drive into UK financial adviser market

Tue, 08/09/2015 - 13:58

Source has appointed a five-strong team to service the UK financial advisory market. The move is in response to growing demand for exchange traded funds (ETFs)  among UK financial advisers. »

DeltaOne Solutions appoints new Head of Buy-Side, International

DeltaOne Solutions appoints new Head of Buy-Side, International

Mon, 07/09/2015 - 14:45

DeltaOne Solutions, a provider of index and exchange traded fund pricing data, has appointed James Hackworth to Head of Buy-Side, International.  »

BetaShares expands distribution team following record ETF market growth

BetaShares expands distribution team following record ETF market growth

Mon, 07/09/2015 - 14:32

Australian exchange traded fund (ETF) manager BetaShares has appointed of Tania Smyth as National Manager – Adviser Services. »

Global X Funds expands distribution

Global X Funds expands distribution

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 09:00

Global X Management Company, a New York-based provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), has appointed Brian Diessner as Head of Sales and Chris Ciompi as Head of Marketing. »

Hull Tactical Asset Allocation adds industry veteran to leadership team

Hull Tactical Asset Allocation adds industry veteran to leadership team

Mon, 24/08/2015 - 14:40

Alan Grigoletto has joined Hull Tactical Asset Allocation as Chief Commercial Officer. Grigoletto will support the marketing and sales efforts of HTAA’s new actively managed ETF, Hull Tactical US ETF (HTUS). »

Confluence adds to London Performance Analytics team

Confluence adds to London Performance Analytics team

Tue, 11/08/2015 - 13:11

Confluence, a specialist in investment data management automation for regulatory, financial and investor reporting, has added to its London team with the appointment of Katie Kiss as Director of Performance Analytics. »

Jan Bratteberg, iShares

BlackRock appoints new head of iShares Nordics

Tue, 11/08/2015 - 07:30

BlackRock has appointed Jan Bratteberg (pictured) as head of its iShares business in the Nordics. Bratteberg will drive iShares’ distribution efforts across the region, leading the sales team and strategy for the business. He will also contribute to the leadership and strategy of the wider BlackRock business.  »

WisdomTree expands Japan management team

WisdomTree expands Japan management team

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:22

WisdomTree Investments has appointed Junichi Kamitsubo as Head of Sales of its subsidiary WisdomTree Japan KK. Kamitsubo will oversee WisdomTree Japan's sales and distribution initiatives, working closely with Jesper Koll (pictured), CEO of WisdomTree Japan.  »

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