HANetf hires ex LGIM executive to head up Italian sales
24th August, 2021
HANetf, Europe’s first full services ‘white label’ UCITS ETF issuer, is delighted to announce the appointment of Annacarla Dellepiane as head of Italian Sales. She takes over from Edoardo Passaretti, director, Italian Sales.
Annacarla will be responsible for growing the Italian sales capability across the range of thematic, commodity, crypto, carbon offsetting and active ETF products.
Prior to joining HANetf, Annacarla was Head of ETF Capital Markets at Legal and General Investment Management. She has also worked with State Street Global Advisors and BlackRock, where she was responsible for ETF Capital Markets.
Simon Dale, Head of Sales for HANetf says: ‘I am delighted that Annacarla will be joining HANetf. Her leadership experience, enthusiasm, and her passion to deliver outcomes for clients make her a great fit for HANetf. I am excited to welcome Annacarla to the firm to help us further build on our strong distribution capabilities in Italy. I would also like to thank Edoardo Passaretti for his contribution to the firm and to wish him all the best for the future.
The Italian market is extremely important to HANetf and Annacarla will oversee our future growth in existing and new ETFs as our platform continues to grow. HANetf has one of the most extensive thematic, crypto, and real assets offerings in Europe and these added value products have proved very popular with Italian investors. As a firm we now have 20+ ETFs and $2bn+ AUM in less than 3 years since we launched our first ETF and Annacarla will be important to use pushing on from these levels.’
Annacarla Dellepiane says “Investor’s demand for ETFs in Italy is showing no sign of abating HANetf has a highly innovative range that fits well with Italian investors’ strong appetite for innovative products and high responsiveness to new product offering. I strongly believe Italian investors will invest significantly into HANetf products. I am very excited to join HANetf as Head of Italian sales and build on the good work that Edoardo and the team have achieved so far.”