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SocieteGenerale and Lyxor AM appoint ETF management team in Europe


SocieteGenerale Corporate & Investment Banking and Lyxor Asset Management have appointed a new exchange-traded funds management team in Europe.

Simon Klein is appointed head of ETF for Europe, effective 1 January. He joins the bank from Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt where he was head of ETF and ETC sales for Continental Europe.

Based in Frankfurt, he will report to David Escoffier, co-head of global equity flow of SocieteGenerale Corporate & Investment Banking, and to Laurent Seyer, chief executive officer of Lyxor Asset Management.

Nizam Hamid is appointed as head of ETF strategy and deputy head of ETF Europe, effective 22 November. He joins the bank from Blackrock/BGI in London where he was head of ETF strategy for EMEA.

Hamid will be based in London and will report to Klein.

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