Alain Dubois has joined ERI Scientific Beta, a smart beta index provider, as Senior Adviser.
Moves & Appointments
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).
State Street Global Advisors, the asset management arm of State Street Corporation (STT), has appointed Matteo Andreetto as senior managing director and head of the SPDR ETF business for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) effective immediately.
Invesco has strengthened its London-based EMEA ETF portfolio management team with two fixed income hires.
AlphaPoint, a blockchain technology company, has appointed Dan Draper, a managing director at Invesco and Global Head of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), to its Board of Directors.
Joseph P Brennan has been appointed to the newly created position of Global Chief Risk Officer at Vanguard, and as a member of the firm’s senior leadership team.