HANetf Continues Hiring Spree in Record-Breaking Year
- ETF veteran Rick van
Leeuwen joins as Director of Sales, BeNeLux
- Fourth new distribution
hire in 2020 for HANetf’s unique white-label ETF platform
- HANetf continues rapid
expansion into new European markets
23 June, 2020 - HANetf,
Europe’s first ‘white label’ ETF issuer, is pleased to announce that Rick van
Leeuwen has been appointed as Director of Sales, BeNeLux as part of the
company’s ongoing expansion of its sales and distribution capabilities.
veteran, Rick brings 15 years of capital markets experience gained at companies
including Kepler Equities, Source and most recently, IMC where held the role of
Head of Institutional Trading.
to co-CEO, Hector McNeil, Rick will lead the distribution of HANetf’s range of
award-winning thematic ETFs and gold and currency ETPs to professional
investors in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg,
appointment comes at a time of rapid expansion for the HANetf white-label platform
that has set new asset records of $400 
million in 2020, driven by performance and new investment flows.
and Co-CEO, Hector McNeil commented: “With HANetf, asset managers can plug in
to an extensive distribution infrastructure, supported by on-the-ground sales
teams which encompass all major ETF markets and platforms - this significantly
reduces the costs associated with launching an ETF and provides the greatest
opportunity to compete and succeed. We’re pleased to have Rick join the team as
his in-depth experience in ETFs and trading will be an important component of
our continued growth across Europe.”
weeks, HANetf also announced the expansion of its distribution footprint into
European wealth management centres, including registration of six of its
products in Austria, listing of five products in Switzerland, passporting of
its RMAU gold ETC to the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Finland, alongside the
appointments of Gail Greenwood, Killian Richter and Robert Dickson to the HANetf
marketing and distribution teams.
HANetf is an independent provider of
UCITS ETFs, working with asset management companies to bring differentiated,
modern and innovative exposures to European ETF investors. Via our white-label
ETF platform, HANetf provides a complete operational, regulatory, distribution
and marketing solution for asset managers to launch and manage UCITS ETFs.