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BlackRock Canada names head of product for iShares


BlackRock Asset Management Canada has appointed Pat Chiefalo as managing director, head of product for the iShares Canada ETF business.

Chiefalo, formerly director of ETF research and strategy for National Bank Financial, will assume his new role on 2 September.
"As the leading provider in ETFs we are committed to helping Canadian investors realise the benefits of them," says Noel Archard, managing director, head of BlackRock Canada. "BlackRock's commitment to the iShares business in Canada is not only firmly entrenched, but growing, and I can think of no person better able to influence that growth than Pat. We are absolutely thrilled to have him on the team."
Over a 15-year career in the financial industry, Chiefalo has established himself as one of Canada's pre-eminent expert on ETFs, and has a track record of knowledge and innovative research into ETF flows, product analysis, industry trends and both retail and institutional marketing.
Before joining National Bank Financial in 2009, Chiefalo, served as vice president, derivatives sales at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
"I am excited by the opportunity to work with BlackRock," says Chiefalo. "I admire BlackRock and iShares' creativity and passion for the Canadian market, and I'm looking forward to contributing to their leadership in the ETF industry."

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