Invesco PowerShares, a provider of exchange-traded funds, has appointed Kristian Walesby as head of ETF capital markets – EMEA.
Walesby will be responsible for driving Invesco PowerShares’ capital markets strategy throughout Europe.
Previously he built and developed the capital markets platform globally for ETF Securities.
Prior to this, Walesby spent three years as part of the capital markets team for iShares, part of BlackRock.
Bryon Lake, head of Invesco PowerShares – EMEA, says: “As the ETF market grows rapidly in Europe, we have been focusing on significantly boosting our team and Kris is our next significant hire to ensure we can make an impact. His role will provide an essential link to the markets and stock exchanges in this region, that will further support and empower our clients, distribution partners and internal teams on all aspects of trade execution.”