ETF provider Invesco PowerShares has announced the appointment of Jim Goldie as head of ETF Capital Markets EMEA and Michael Delew as ETF Capital Markets research analyst.
Goldie will be responsible for managing the business’s EMEA capital markets team and driving its strategy whilst maintaining its connections with market makers and stock exchanges throughout the region.
He joins from Vanguard, where he was ETF and Capital Markets Specialist, prior to that, he worked among others at Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.
Delwe has previously been with InvescoPowershares in the US.
Bryon Lake, head of Invesco PowerShares EMEA, says: “The demand for smart beta strategies is growing rapidly in Europe, as evidenced by our research report ‘The Emergence of a New Era in Index Investing’ which found that 69% of existing users expect to increase their allocation in the next three years.
“Jim’s expertise will be invaluable as we continue to build our product offering, and will play a critical role in supporting our team in achieving the highest standards of trade execution. The team, including Michael, will work closely with market makers to ensure best execution.”