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HANetf hires veteran Benelux Sales Director from Lyxor ETF

HANetf, Europe’s first full services ‘white label’ UCITS ETF issuer, is delighted to announce the appointment of experienced ETF veteran, Robin Kooijman as Head of Benelux ETF Sales.

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Simon Dale Head of Sales at HANetf

He takes over from Rick van Leeuwen, director, Benelux Sales.

Robin will be responsible for growing the Benelux sales capability across the HANetf range of thematic, commodity, crypto, carbon offsetting and active ETF products.

Prior to joining HANetf, Robin was Director of Intuitional ETF Sales at Lyxor. He led, managed, and developed the Lyxor ETF business in The Netherlands and Belgium across all channels (Intermediaries and Asset owners).

Robin has also worked Nyenburgh Holding B.V. the ETF Market Maker, Euroclear SA/NV Amsterdam and IntesaSanPaolo Group London. He started his career at the Fortis Group MeesPierson Securities in London and Amsterdam.

Commenting on the appointment, Simon Dale, Head of Sales for HANetf says: ‘We have seen considerable growth in our ETF business this year and Robin’s appointment will enable us to expand our client engagement in the Benelux markets, where we see further potential for our growth. Rick laid great foundations which Robin will build on and it is great to have someone with over 13 years’ experience in ETFs join what is already a highly experienced team.

HANetf offers a unique approach to helping asset managers with great intellectual property launch ETFs quickly and cost effectively. We take care of the legal, compliance, operational, capital markets, marketing and distribution for our partner and Robin will add considerably in our effectiveness of the latter.”

HANetf has launched twelve new thematic ETFs in 2021, including Europe’s first space ETF, airlines ETF, software ETF and a host of clean energy ETFs including Europe’s first pure play solar energy ETF and distributed renewable energy ETF. HANetf’s assets under management have grown from $681 million to $2.90billion over the last 12 months.


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