Exchange traded fund (ETF) and exchange traded product (ETP) provider WisdomTree has appointed Nick Shellard as Head of Sales at WisdomTree Europe.
Shellard has over 20 years of ETF and investment banking experience and has held senior roles including Head of ETF & Delta One Sales at Citigroup, EMEA Head of ETF & ETC Sales at Deutsche Bank AG and ETF Country Head of UK & Switzerland at BGI iShares (now known as Blackrock). In addition to these roles, Shellard spent 10 years at Morgan Stanley, as Vice President, Portfolio Products, D1 & ETF Sales/Salestrading.
Hector McNeil, Co-CEO of WisdomTree Europe, says: “Nick is a real heavy-weight in the ETF industry and is a fantastic addition to the WisdomTree Europe team. His experience with iShares and some of the top ETF sell-side houses means he has gained an incredibly in-depth understanding of European buyers of ETFs. Nick’s hire underlines WisdomTree’s ambitions in Europe.”
“Nick’s focus will be on building a market leading pan-European sales team to take the uniqueness of WisdomTree’s fundamentally weighted indexing and dividend focused offering to the European investment community. He will build on the great work that has been done to date and help establish the firm across Europe. We are very excited on how the business is developing.”