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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.