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Lyxor appoints Hargreaves' Laird in ETF strategy role

Lyxor appoints Hargreaves' Laird in ETF strategy role

Lyxor International Asset Management has appointed former Hargreaves Lansdown passives figure head Adam Laird as its head of northern Europe ETF strategy as part of the company’s European passives push.

Mr Laird joins Lyxor to help develop the profile of its ETF business in northern Europe as the company aims to strengthen its capabilities. He comes from Hargreaves Lansdown where he spent the past seven years, most recently overseeing the company’s passive investment business.

Arnaud Llinas, global head of ETFs and indexing at Lyxor, said: “Adam’s appointment illustrates our continued commitment to deliver innovative solutions to meet investor needs. His experience and knowledge of the ETF market will prove invaluable as we seek to further enhance our capabilities in keeping with our position as one of Europe’s leading ETF providers.”

Lyxor also recently added five new members to the ETF marketing team.