Amun AG, a Swiss fintech special purpose company that is launching exchange-traded products in the crypto-currency space, has hired Mark Rodino as Managing Director & Global Head of Distribution.
Moves & Appointments
Vanguard CEO Tim Buckley will succeed Bill McNabb as Chairman of the USD5.3 trillion investment management firm, effective 1 January 2019. He becomes the fourth chairman in the firm’s 43-year history.
Beaumont Capital Management (BCM), a specialist in ETF-based, growth strategies, has promoted three key leaders – Denis Rezendes, Assistant Portfolio Manager; Rob Hawke, Director of National Accounts; and, Courtney Doyle, Director of Marketing.
ETF issuance firm Metaurus Advisors has appointed Rick Silva as a partner and member of the firm’s management team.
Alain Dubois has joined ERI Scientific Beta, a smart beta index provider, as Senior Adviser.
Vanguard has appointed Marco Corsi as Head of Vanguard’s Global ETF Research Centre, a newly established team based in London dedicated to the study of ETFs and ETF investors.
Following the establishment of an office in Toronto in January, German Index provider Solactive AG has now set up its second international business entity in Hong Kong.
Solactive has appointed Svend Gerhards as Head of Compliance. In this new role, Gerhards, formerly a Vice President at Deutsche Bank will assume responsibility for Solactive’s compliance function.
Value Partners Group Limited (Value Partners) has established a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to strengthen the distribution of its existing fund range and implement new investment strategies such as Southeast Asia-focused Quantitative Investment Solutions (QIS), ETFs and Shariah-compliant funds.
Horizons ETF Trust I has added three portfolio managers to three series of the Trust – Horizons NASDAQ 100 Covered Call ETF (QYLD), Horizons S&P 500 Covered Call ETF (HSPX) and Horizons DAX Germany ETF (DAX).