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Lyxor/SocGen appoint new two-man European ETF management team

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Lyxor Asset Management and its parent, Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking, have hired an experienced two-man team to manage Lyxor’s growing exchange-traded funds business.

Simon Klein will come onboard in January as head of ETFs for Europe. He joins from Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, where he was head of ETF and ETC sales for Continental Europe. He will continue to be based in Frankfurt and will report jointly to David Escoffier, co-head of global equity flow at SGCIB, and to Laurent Seyer, the CEO of Lyxor.

Nizam Hamid joined on 22 November as head of ETF strategy and deputy