HANetf, Europe’s first ‘white label’ ETF issuer, has expanded its distribution and marketing capabilities with three new appointments. The hires have been added to bolster the firm’s experienced distribution team and increase the firm’s distribution footprint into new markets. HANetf has added two new ETFs in 2020 and assets under management recently surpassed a USD300 million milestone. HANetf’s white label asset management clients include companies from the US, Canada, UK and Kuwait, including The Royal Mint, Purpose Investments, Big Tree Capital, KMEFIC and Ginsberg Global.
An ETF distribution and trading veteran, Robert Dickson has been confirmed as Director of Sales for the UK & Ireland. Rob brings over 30 years of investment market experience, having started his career as a private client investment manager at Sheppards and becoming a member of the London Stock Exchange before holding roles in equities sales and trading as a Director of Charterhouse, Cheuvreux and Canaccord. Robert then spent 6 years dedicated to ETFs and ETPs at Boost, WisdomTree and Lyxor in sales, business development and consulting Director level roles.
Kilian Richter joins HANetf as Assistant Director of Nordic Sales and French speaking Switzerland. Previously, Kilian oversaw institutional fixed income sales for Dutch trading company STX Fixed Income and gained ETF experience during his time on the Nordic institutional sales team at ETF Securities. Kilian holds an MSc in Management from the International University of Monaco.
Gail Greenwood has been appointed as Director of Marketing, adding more than 15 years of marketing experience across the broking and fintech sectors. Prior to joining HANetf, Gail was responsible for leading the content strategy and client experience for two of the largest global CFD and FX brokers, CMC Markets and City Index. She has extensive experience in marketing to institutional audiences at NYSE Euronext, GAIN Capital and Integral Development Corporation.
Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Hector McNeil says: “Through the HANetf platform, asset managers gain instant access to a comprehensive regulatory and product development solution, pre-existing distribution infrastructure and a team with huge experience in distributing ETFs of all asset classes and types. The knowledge and skills that Rob, Killian and Gail bring will be an important component as we continue to extend our footprint across Europe.
“HANetf is seeing rapid growth across our product range and AUM. Our product pipeline is strong and we need to build the team to support that growth. HANetf can launch an ETF in 8 weeks, providing a cost- and time efficient solution to small, medium and large asset managers who are realising they need the ETF wrapper in their locker. Having an experienced and effective distribution team is an important foundation to the offering.”