Solactive extends management board and appoints new Chief Markets Officer

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Timo Pfeiffer is to join Solactive’s Management Board as Chief Markets Officer (CMO).

Pfeiffer joins CEO, Steffan Scheuble, CIO, Dirk Urmoneit and CRO, Christian Vollmouth as part of the firm’s management body in the newly created role of CMO. Pfeiffer will assume responsibility for SOlactive’s client-facing activities, research function and wider distribution and communications strategy. The appointment highlights the importance of Solactive’s growing client base and cements the connectivity between segments, regions and product lines.
 
Pfeiffer joined Solactive in 2017 as Head of Research and Business Development. Prior to working with Solactive, Pfeiffer has worked at Deutsche Bank in London and Frankfurt in various management positions.
 
“By appointing Timo Pfeiffer as Chief Markets Officer, we are strengthening our management of the business dynamics across products, markets, and client segments,” says, Scheuble, CEO of Solactive. “The combination of Timo’s vast experience in building and running comprehensive distribution strategy together with his contribution since joining Solactive makes his appointment a logical next step for the firm as we continue to deliver on our vision of being the reference provider of innovative index and calculation services at a fair price.”
 
Pfeiifer says: “I am very excited to take on this extended role at Solactive, and I look forward to keep building the business with our clients and the Solactive team. As asset owners, asset managers, and structured product providers continue to adapt to the changing nature of the industry and demands for their clients, we are there to support them with innovation and individualised solutions.”