HANetf Hires El-Hakim for Business Development Role
Faisal El-Hakim appointed Director,
Adding over 16 years of ETF, product structuring
and asset management experience
London, 21st November,
2018 - HANetf is delighted to announce the
appointment of Faisal El-Hakim as Director, Business Development,
further deepening the experience and capabilities of Europe’s first independent
white-label ETF platform.
Reporting to Hector McNeil, co-CEO of
HANetf, Faisal has a global mandate to engage with asset managers who want to
increase the distribution of established strategies by issuing them as UCITS
ETFs via the HANetf platform.
Faisal brings over 16 years of ETF,
derivatives and asset management experience to HANetf, joining from Invesco,
where he was Head of Asia-Pacific and Middle East ETF Business Development and
Sales. Faisal has also held senior sales, product structuring and business
development roles at Source ETFs, H&W Capital, HSBC, ABN AMRO and Bear
Hector McNeil, co-Founder and co-CEO of HANetf
said “The growth of ETFs in Europe has been unprecedented and more asset
managers see ETFs as a critical part of their future growth strategy.
Consequently, HANetf is engaged in over 200 conversations with asset managers
who are looking to enter this high-growth market by leveraging the scale,
cost-efficiency and operational robustness of the HANetf platform.
“Faisal’s global experience in ETFs
will be a significant advantage to our international client base as they
prepare their European ETF entry. Strengthening our relationships with
established asset managers will enable HANetf to deliver a full platform of
ETFs covering all asset classes, including smart beta, transparent and
non-transparent active and thematic - backed up by a coherent distribution and
HANetf created history in October
2018 with the launch of EMQQ Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce UCITS
ETF – the first ever European ETF to launch through an independent white label