HANetf hires CEO for its HANetf EU branch

  • David O’Neill is joining HANetf as CEO of HANetf EU.
  • He brings with him over 16 years of experience in various roles in both the UK and Ireland.
  • The new hire underscores HANetf’s continued growth, and its commitment to investing in the company’s infrastructure and support functions to efficiently expand its white-label ETP services and capabilities.

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March 2024, London

HANetf, Europe’s first and only independent white-label UCITS ETF and ETC platform[1], and leading provider of digital asset ETPs, is delighted to announce the appointment of David O’Neill as CEO, HANetf EU.

David joins HANetf with over 16 years of experience in various roles spanning front, middle, and back office operations in both Ireland and the UK. His most recent role as Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer at HAL Fund Services Ireland saw him manage the day-to-day operations of a third-party management company offering UCITS and AIF management services.

Prior to his tenure at HAL Fund Services, David served as Head of Investment & Fund Services at the Asset Management Exchange (AMX), where he led a team overseeing the investment and operational functions of a diverse portfolio of funds across multiple platforms.

Earlier in his career he held roles with Brookfield Renewable, AlbaCore Capital, and Knight Capital, where he was Head of European Institutional Trading.

David’s proven expertise in fund management and operational oversight will be crucial to navigate the regulatory landscape and operational intricacies within Ireland and the EU.

 

David O’Neill, CEO, HANetf EU, comments:

“I am delighted to be joining HANetf, a company in a great position in the rapidly growing European ETF space. I’m looking forward to bringing my experience from other large asset management platforms and my knowledge of the Irish and EU regulatory environment to assist HANetf in growing its white-label platform.”

 

Hector McNeil, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of HANetf comments:

“We are delighted to have David join the HANetf team. His wealth of experience will be invaluable to the continued growth and development of our business.

“David’s appointment comes at a pivotal time for HANetf, as we look to expand our footprint in Ireland and the broader EU market – he’ll play a crucial role in driving HANetf’s growth strategy and cementing its position as a leader in the European ETF landscape.”

[1] As shown in the ETF Database.