ETF Securities


ETF Securities appoints James Butterfill as Head of Research & Investment Strategy

ETF Securities, one of the world’s leading, independent providers of Exchange Traded Products (ETPs), has hired James Butterfill as Head of Research & Investment Strategy based in London. James will report to ETF Securities’ Chief Executive Officer, Mark Weeks.

In his new role, James will lead the strategic direction of the global research team, ensuring that clients receive up-to-date, expert insight into global macroeconomic and asset class specific developments. He will also help to educate investors on ETPs, commodities, foreign exchange, fixed income and equity markets, reinforcing ETF Securities’ position as a leader and innovator in the global ETP industry.

Prior to joining ETF Securities, James worked at HSBC and most recently at Coutts, as a Multi- Asset Fund Manager and Global Equity Strategist. During his time there he managed a discretionary fund of funds comprising £8.8bn AUM and was instrumental in developing the company’s investment process and philosophy. He was also involved in developing the company’s research offering, providing in depth market commentary and analysis across asset classes.

Commenting on the appointment, Mark Weeks, Chief Executive Officer, ETF Securities said:
“We are very excited to welcome James to the team. This is a transformational time for ETF Securities as we continue to broaden our product offering and strengthen our position as a specialist multi-asset ETP player. We pride ourselves on providing clients with unique market insight that helps inform their investment decisions and James will play a pivotal role in enhancing our current research offering and overall strategy.

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