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Invesco hires Emea capital markets head
09 June 2014
Part of Invesco Powershares' push to expand European team
has hired Kristian Walesby as head of exchange traded fund
(ETF) capital markets, Emea.
Walesby’s appointment is part of the
firm’s ongoing programme to expand its team in
"As the ETF market grows rapidly in Europe, we have been
focusing on significantly boosting our team and [Walesby] is
our next significant hire to ensure we can make an impact,"
said Bryon Lake, head of Invesco Powershares, Emea.
He will be responsible for driving Invesco
Powershares’ capital markets strategy throughout
Europe by providing the link
to markets and stock exchanges in the region.
Previously Walesby built and developed the capital markets
platform globally for ETF Securities. Prior to this, he spent
three years as part of the capital markets team for iShares,
part of BlackRock.