BNPP AM expands German ETF sales team

BNPP AM expands German ETF sales team

Chris Hofmann joins BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) as senior sales manager for the ETF and indexed fund team in Germany.

Based in Munich and reporting to head of Development in Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland Claus Hecher, she is responsible for expanding the distribution of index-linked products, in particular the BNP Paribas Easy range of exchange-traded funds, to institutional investors and local distribution networks.

She joins from UniCredit, where she most recently worked as head of ETF Sales for Europe and head of ETF Allocation Advisory. Prior to that, she also worked as head of ETF Sales for Germany, Austria, Luxembourg and Switzerland for UniCredit. She began her career in 2006 as an ETF specialist within Lyxor’s German Sales and Marketing team.

After the UK, Germany is currently the second largest European market for ETF investing, with ETFs accounting for 27.2% of total assets under management. According to ETFGI, more than 550 ETFs are listed in Germany, accounting for €157bn of assets under management