Digital ETP issuer ETC Group has expanded its European team with Jan Altmann and Alan Boulhimez joining as directors of investment strategy for the DACH region and French speaking Europe respectively.
Moves & Appointments
AllianceBernstein has announced that the Global ETF Team, led by Global Head of ETFs & Portfolio Solutions Noel Archard, has expanded with the addition of three new team members: Head of ETF Specialists Brett Sheely, Global Head of ETF Strategy & Partnerships Julie Gunts, and ETF Operations Manager Jason Thalmann.
Risk, analytics and index solutions provider Qontigo, has appointed Stephane Degroote as Global Head of Investable Products Sales.
Armada ETF Advisors announces the appointment of Phil Bak as Chief Executive Officer, after serving as Advisory Board Chairman since November 2021.
21Shares has announced the addition of three new hires across Europe and the Middle East. Sherif El-Haddad, Head of Middle East, Marina Baudéan, Head of France and BeLux, and Oliver Schäfer, Head of Germany, have joined the firm.
Chimera Investment LLC (“Chimera”), an Abu Dhabi-based private investment firm managing a diversified portfolio of local and international investments including ETFs, has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Beltone Financial Holding SAE (“Beltone”).
Noel Archard joined AllianceBernstein (AB) as Global Head of ETFs and Portfolio Solutions from State Street Global Advisors in February this year, arriving at a firm that had already started to make plans for its entry into the US ETF market. Additionally, Anita Rausch joined AB in June as the Global Head of ETF Capital Markets from WisdomTree.
Global X ETFs has announced the appointment of Scott Helfstein as Head of Thematic Solutions. The firm writes that the appointment of Dr Helfstein will bolster the firm's Thematic Growth ETF line-up, which looks beyond traditional geographic or sector exposures, targeting companies poised to benefit from structural shifts in disruptive technology, people and demographics, and adaptations to our physical environment.
Jacobi Asset Management (Jacobi) has announced the appointment of Martin Bednall as its new CEO, effective 1st August 2022. Bednall will also continue in his role at FinEx Capital Management.
Digital ETP issuer 21Shares has hired Carl Hagerup to lead Nordics and Netherlands for the firm.