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State Street Global Advisors appoints Bobby Eng as Head of SPDR ETF Business Development in Canada

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:22

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has appointed Bobby Eng as head of SPDR ETF Business Development in Canada. In this newly created role, Eng will be responsible for strengthening SSGA’s SPDR ETF business in Canada. »

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Source appoints hedge fund specialist to capital markets team as research shows ETFs becoming more attractive than futures

Tue, 03/05/2016 - 10:17

 Many Hedge Funds historically have used futures to gain exposure to indices, but this may be set to change, according to research by exchange traded fund (ETF) provider Source. »

MSCI names new CFO

MSCI names new CFO

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 09:42

MSCI Inc has appointed Kathleen Winters as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with effect from 2 May, 2016. She will succeed Bob Qutub, who is retiring from the firm. »

OppenheimerFunds hires Sharon French as Head of Beta Solutions

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 16:29

OppenheimerFunds has appointed Sharon French as Head of Beta Solutions. In this role, she will be responsible for growing the firm's smart beta business by building on the success of Oppenheimer Factor Weighted ETFs as well as developing new multi-factor products to help meet client demand.  »

Source appoints new Head of EMEA Coverage

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 10:14

Exchange traded funds (ETF) provider Source has appointed Matt Johnson to the the new position of Head of EMEA Coverage. Based in London, he will manage and build Source’s sales infrastructure across Europe and report to Julian Ide, Source’s Chief Executive Officer. »

WisdomTree appoints Joseph Grogan as Head of US Institutional Distribution

Wed, 30/03/2016 - 09:43

Exchange traded fund (ETF) and exchange traded product (ETP) provider WisdomTree Investments, has appointed Joseph Grogan as Head of US Institutional Distribution.  »

Invesco PowerShares expands capital markets team

Tue, 15/03/2016 - 14:29

Invesco PowerShares, a leading global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and part of Invesco, has expanded its capital markets team with the appointment of Jim Goldie as Head of ETF Capital Markets – EMEA and Michael Delew as ETF Capital Markets Research Analyst. »

Stradley Ronon adds four investment management partners and opens Chicago office

Stradley Ronon adds four investment management partners and opens Chicago office

Fri, 04/03/2016 - 16:08

Stradley Ronon has opened an office in Chicago with the hiring of former K&L Gates Partners David P Glatz and Alan P Goldberg, both of whom join the firm as partners in the investment management group. »

ETF provider Source UK names Julian Ide as new CEO

ETF provider Source UK names Julian Ide as new CEO

Fri, 04/03/2016 - 15:59

Exchange traded fund (ETF) provider Source has appointed Julian Ide (pictured) as the new Chief Executive Officer of London-based Source UK Services Ltd. Ide joins Source in mid-April following a record 2015, in which assets under management grew 26 per cent. »

Sprott expands US team and establishes New York office

Sprott expands US team and establishes New York office

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 10:21

Alternative asset manager Sprott Asset Management USA has appointed Edward Coyne (pictured) as Executive Vice President and National Sales Manager. Coyne will lead the firm’s US sales team and focus on building relationships across both the institutional and advisor channels. »

Franklin Templeton Investments expands global ETF team

Thu, 25/02/2016 - 16:43

Franklin Templeton Investments has appointed two new hires for its global exchange traded funds (ETFs) team. »

Janus Capital appoints Chris Justice as COO and Head of Europe

Janus Capital appoints Chris Justice as COO and Head of Europe

Wed, 24/02/2016 - 10:23

Janus Capital International, the international arm of Janus Capital Group, has appointed Chris Justice (pictured) as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Europe. »

Purpose Investments becomes manager and trustee of Silver Bullion Trust

Mon, 15/02/2016 - 16:29

Purpose Investments has become the manager and trustee of Silver Bullion Trust (SBT) following unitholder approval on 26 January, 2016 of certain amendments to SBT's Amended and Restated Declaration of Trust (DOT). »

US Bancorp Fund Services affiliate Quintillion names Linda Gorman CEO

US Bancorp Fund Services affiliate Quintillion names Linda Gorman CEO

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:46

Quintillion Limited, the European-based affiliate of US Bancorp Fund Services, has named Linda Gorman chief executive officer (CEO). Based in Dublin, Gorman brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to support the firm’s global alternative investment services. »

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.  »

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