NEW YORK, July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vident Investment Advisory (VIA) is proud to announce and welcome Jumana Poonawala as Chief Operating Officer of Vident Investment Advisory.
Ms. Poonawala brings over seventeen years of financial advisory and operations experience. She has managed global portfolios including managing foreign currency exposure across emerging markets. Ms. Poonawala will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations and ensuring companywide alignment with a competitive growth strategy to enhance best execution and service delivery to VIA clients.
"We are excited to have Jumana join our leadership team. Ms. Poonawala's background in financial operations along with an understanding of international markets will be invaluable in helping guide VIA's efforts to enhance our performance, as one of the leading sub-advisory firms in the ETF industry." Nicholas Stonestreet, CEO & Co-Founder, VIA.
Prior to joining VIA, Ms. Poonawala was an Investment Officer and Co-Head of the Global Trade & Supply Finance group at International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank. Previously, she was at Chatham Financial, an interest rate and currency hedging advisory firm based out of Pennsylvania. Prior to that, she was at Deloitte Consulting in the Financial Services Group in New York.
Leading the company is Denise Krisko, who has over twenty years of index management experience, as well as an expertise in ETF management.
"I am excited that with Jumana joining our team, we can take our operational abilities to new levels of quality and capacity, even as we scale up our operations, and serve a greater numbers of clients." Denise Krisko, President & Co-Founder, VIA.
Ms. Poonawala holds an MPA in International Development from Harvard University and a BA in Economics from Brandeis University.
VIA provides trading and sub-advisory services for index-based assets with a focus on ETFs, including those tracking Vident indices. Vident Financial established VIA in 2014 to improve trading efficiencies and better control costs associated with their ETFs. VIA sub-advises 21 ETFs and one UCITS. VIA has approximately $1.8B in AUM.
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Denise Krisko, President & Co-founder
Nicholas Stonestreet, CEO & Co-founder
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