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DeAWM Boosts Exchange Trade Platform Operations On US East Coast

Tom Burroughes

29 September 2014

, part of Deutsche Bank, has appointed four regional vice presidents to support its US exchange-traded products platform on the East Coast of the US. The team reports to Mick McLaughlin, head of passive distribution in the Americas.

Theresa Brennan covers the Northeast. Based in Boston, Brennan has nearly 20 years of industry experience and was most recently a business development executive at NT Flexshares. Steve Darby covers the greater New York area. Darby is based in New York and brings over 15 years of experience. Most recently, he was a business development manager for the ETF business at Russell Investments.

Gavin McIntire covers the Mid-Atlantic segment. Prior to DeAWM, McIntire spent ten years at ProShares Advisors, where he was a regional VP. Tim Whelan covers the Southeast. Previously, Whelan was an investment management consultant for BlackRock’s iShares platform.

This summer, Deutsche Bank announced that it had hired seven ETF regional VPs to cover the West Coast and Mid-West territories in the US.

DeAWM has recently launched several products including what it says is the first US ETF to provide broad access to the available Chinese equity market, Deutsche X-trackers Harvest MSCI All China Equity Fund. DeAWM’s US ETP platform includes 65 ETPs, with approximately $11 billion in assets under management.