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HSBC Global Asset Management has appointed Philip Knueppel to the newly-created role of head of exchange-traded fund sales for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Based in Frankfurt, Knueppel will be responsible for growing the firm’s ETF platform and driving sales across the countries. He will report to Olga De Tapia, global head of ETF sales.
Knueppel has more than 15 years’ experience in the passive investment industry. He has joined from DWS where he spent over 10 years in various capacities, including head of passive for Switzerland, Austria, Central Europe and Middle East based in Zurich, and a global role in client relations with the Deutsche Bank group at DWS, Frankfurt. Prior to DWS, he was a product manager on the structured products desk at ABN Amro in Zurich and Frankfurt.
HSBC said it plans to make more appointments in the ETF sales team later this year.
The announcement follows the recent appointment of Marc Hall as the head of ETF sales for Switzerland. Hall will report to Knueppel.