NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ETF Securities (US) LLC announced today that Stan Kiang has joined the firm as Director of Strategic Partnerships. In his new role, Mr. Kiang will focus on maintaining and expanding partnership opportunities with national accounts platforms and asset managers. He will be based in San Francisco and report to Executive Director and Head of US, Steve Dunn.
"Stan brings a high-level of expertise to our U.S. business, combining a deep understanding of the ETF industry and broad knowledge of the institutional and retail marketplaces," said Mr. Dunn. "Clients will benefit from his keen market insights and comprehensive knowledge of ETF products and services."
Mr. Kiang delivers approximately 20 years of financial-industry expertise to his new position. Prior to joining ETF Securities, he served more than a decade at BlackRock, with a specialization in portfolio management, sales, and corporate development and strategy. His extensive background includes managing commodity futures and emerging-market equity-based products, as well as maintaining relationships with wealth management intermediaries and ETF strategists.
His appointment follows the firm's 2015 appointments of Mr. Dunn as Executive Director and Head of U.S. Distribution, and James Butterfill as Head of Research and Investment Strategy.
"Having this team of highly-skilled professionals lead our operations demonstrates our commitment to expanding our U.S. market share and positioning the firm for substantial growth," said ETF Securities Chief Executive Officer Mark Weeks.
Both Mr. Kiang and Mr. Dunn will attend the 2016 ETF.com Inside ETFs Conference in Hollywood, FL from January 24-27. To speak with either executive or secure a meeting at the conference, please contact Steven Bodakowski of JCPR at (646) 922-7773 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The ETF Securities Group is one of the world's leading innovators of Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) and provides specialist investment solutions across multiple asset classes to investors around the world, enabling them to build and diversify their portfolios intelligently.
We are pioneers, having developed the world's first gold ETP. Today we offer one of the most innovative ranges of ETPs covering commodities, FX, equities and fixed income. Using our pioneering spirit, unrivalled expertise and by working with leading third parties, we seek out the most compelling investment opportunities and make them accessible to investors as the intelligent alternative.
We bring ingenuity to the U.S. and have found new ways to deliver value to U.S. investors via our innovative products. In addition to a variety of precious metals products, we offer academically-backed equity strategies through partnerships with leading index providers. ETF Securities seeks out strategic partnerships to discover new investment opportunities that can be delivered across market segments.
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