Van Eck Global, the provider of ETF, has appointed Michael Geister as sales manager to look after sales in Germany and Austria. With this appointment, Van Eck wants to further grow their presence in the European market.
Torsten Hunke, managing director of Van Eck Europe said: “Micheal Geister brings the necessary experience for the sales of our innovative product range and will at the same time contribute to our expansion plan in Europe. We are also focusing on expanding our European headquarters in Frankfurt.”
Geister joins from SPDR ETF, where he has been director institutional sales in Germany and Austria since 2011. Prior to that, he was responsible for the distribution of ETFs and ETCs to institutional clients in Germany for more than four years , Austria and Switzerland. He started his career at Société Générale in 2002.