WisdomTree has appointed Alexis Marinof as executive vice president and head of WisdomTree Europe, and to WisdomTree's Executive Committee, effective as of 1 August 2019.
Marinof brings over 20 years of experience in the asset management industry to the role. He joined WisdomTree in July 2017 as head of European Distribution and most recently served as chief operating officer, Europe, helping to guide the company through the acquisition of ETF Securities in 2018. Prior to this, he was EMEA head of SPDR ETFs and managing director at State Street Global Advisors in London.
He is now responsible for leading the next stage of WisdomTree's expansion in Europe, which has already seen tremendous growth since it established its European arm in 2014.
Outgoing EVP and head of WisdomTree Europe, David Abner, is forming an independent consulting firm focused on the convergence between traditional and digital financial assets. The new business will count WisdomTree among its primary clients on key projects related to the ETP market.