HANetf makes senior hire to cover French speaking regions

07 July 2023

  • Michael Srour joins HANetf as Head of Sales for French Speaking Regions.
  • Prior to HANetf, Michael was working at First Trust as part of the ETF sales team.
  • The new hire underscores HANetf’s continued growth, and its commitment to investing in the company’s infrastructure and support functions to efficiently expand its white label ETP services and capabilities.

July 2023, London

HANetf, Europe’s first and largest independent white-label ETF and ETC platform, and leading provider of digital asset ETPs, is delighted to announce that Michael Srour has joined the team as Head of Sales for French Speaking Regions. [1]

Michael will be essential to growing the firm's ETF platform and driving sales across French speaking regions. France is a large and growing ETF market. HANetf currently has 17 products available on Euronext Paris, including Europe’s first ever space ETF, Europe’s only article 8 gold mining ETF, and Europe’s largest uranium mining ETF by assets under management (AUM). [2]

This new hire underscores HANetf’s continued commitment to bring new and exciting funds to French investors.

Michael joins HANetf from First Trust, where he worked as part of the ETF sales team for over a year, responsible for France, Switzerland, and Monaco. Prior to that, he interned at an alternative investments distribution firm in Paris, Quadra Capital Partners.


Michael Srour comments: “I am delighted to be joining HANetf, a company that has grown rapidly since its founding in 2017. I’m hoping to use my experience with thematics, knowledge of the French speaking market, and dedication to help HANetf continue to develop its presence in France. I’m looking forward to further growing HANetf’s client base, serve those clients, and expand the brand which I think has a unique approach based on innovative strategies and cost-effective vehicles.”

Hector McNeil, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of HANetf, comments: “We are delighted to have Michael join the HANetf team. His experience and knowledge of French markets will be vital to extending our distribution capabilities in French speaking regions.

“This new hire underscores the continued growth of HANetf, which was revealed by Beauhurst last year to be one of the fastest growing companies in the UK,[3] as well as our continued commitment to invest in our infrastructure and support functions to efficiently expand our white label ETP services and capabilities.”


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