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Invesco Powershares hires business head

01 September 2014


Former head of institutional clients in Switzerland and Liechtenstein at Source moves to Invesco

Invesco PowerShares has appointed Gilles Boitel as dirctor of business development in Switzerland. Boitel's appointment is part of the ongoing programme to expand its team within key markets in Europe. 

He will be responsible for driving business development in Switzerland, a key expansion market for Invesco PowerShares. His role will be entirely dedicated to this region.

"Boitel's appointment reinforces our strategy to develop our presence in countries such as Switzerland where there is a clear demand for smart beta ETFs. His expertise and specialist knowledge of the Swiss market is a great asset to our team and as the ETF industry continues to expand in Europe, we have been focusing on developing our team to best support our growth in these core regions," said Bryon Lake, head of Invesco PowerShares in the Emea region.

Previously Boitel was responsible for institutional clients in Switzerland and Liechtenstein at Source. He has also held roles at Accenture, as a financial services research specialist in Buenos Aires. 

Boitel has worked at iShares, where he was responsible for ETF distribution to private banks, wealth managers and family offices in Switzerland.


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