Global X Announces Hiring of Scott Helfstein as Head of Thematic Solutions
NEW YORK, August 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Global X ETFs, the New York-provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), today announced the appointment of Scott Helstein as Head of Thematic Solutions. Dr. Helfstein’s appointment will strengthen the company’s range of thematic growth ETFs, which go beyond traditional geographic or sector exposures, targeting companies poised to benefit from structural changes in disruptive technologies, people and demographics, and adaptations to our physical environment.
Dr. Helfstein most recently served as Executive Director of Thematic Investing for ETF issuer ProShares, where he was responsible for overseeing the company’s range of thematic ETFs. Previously, Dr. Helfstein held senior positions at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and BNY Mellon Investment Management, covering market strategy, equity portfolio solutions, thematic investing, tactical market communications and trends. global macroeconomics.
“Global X’s thematic growth ETFs provide access to a broad range of companies around the world with pure-play exposure to paradigm-shifting themes that reflect long-term structural trends across geographies and sectors,” said Brian DiessnerHead of Sales at Global X. “Dr. Helfstein has an impressive track record in thematic investing, with a background in product development, research and strategy, and we look forward to leveraging his expertise to drive the innovation for Global X customers.”
“Between the convergence of multiple disruptive technologies, new generations of consumers with unique preferences, and an evolving relationship with the physical environment, it is clear that we are living in an accelerated cycle of change,” Helfstein said. “Global X is a pioneer in thematic investing, with world-class product development and research capabilities, and it’s an exciting time to join such a forward-thinking company as Head of Thematic Solutions.”
The creation of thematic ETFs continues to accelerate. At the end of June 2022there were 256 thematic ETFsI traded in US markets, marking a 73% increase from the start of 2021.ii Global X has established itself as the global leader in thematic investing, with over a decade of experience and more than 30 targeted products in the space representing approximately $15 billion assets under management (AUM).iii
About Global X ETFs
Global X ETFs was founded in 2008. For over a decade, our mission has been to provide investors with uncharted and intelligent solutions. Our product range includes more than 90 ETF strategies and approximately $40 billion in assets under management.iv While we stand out for our thematic growth, income and international access ETFs, we also offer Core, Commodity and Alpha funds to meet a wide range of investment objectives. Explore our ETFs, research and insights, and more at www.globalxetfs.com.
Global X is a member of Mirae Asset Financial Group, a global leader in financial services, with over $620 billion assets under management worldwide.v Mirae Asset has an extensive global ETF platform covering the United States, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Europe, hong kong, India, JapanKorea and Vietnam with over $80 billion in assets under management.vi
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Information provided by Global X Management Company LLC (Global X ETFs or Global X).
I Source: Global X ETFs, Bloomberg. As of June 30, 2022.
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