Global X ETFs appoints Evan Metcalf to Australia CEO

Global X ETFs appoints Evan Metcalf to Australia CEO

Global X ETFs, Australia’s pre-eminent leader in thematic, commodities and digital assets ETFs has today appointed Evan Metcalf to the role of CEO, Global X Australia.

Evan will lead the company as it accelerates its growth in the Australian market following its acquisition of ETF Securities Australia in June 2022.

He will play an instrumental role in continuing to build on Global X ETFs’ legacy for investors that’s beyond ordinary via quality research, a strong balance sheet and a track record of innovative and investor-driven product design to benefit its clients.

CEO Luis Berruga welcomed Evan Metcalf to the role and commended his experience leading ETF Securities as Head of Product since 2015.

“We have the utmost confidence that Evan’s previous success and expertise in this market will help to advance our goals here in Australia as we look to create opportunities for our clients and expand our offering, creating an Australian ETF powerhouse,” he said.

Young Kim, Head of the Global Business Unit at Mirae Global Investments, congratulated Evan Metcalf and expressed his enthusiasm for success of Global X ETFs in Australia.

“We are excited to partner with such a strong industry veteran. Evan’s charismatic leadership will act as a catalyst for our aspirations in the Australian market. The Mirae Asset group looks forward to the accomplishments that Evan and the Global X ETFs team will achieve in the near future,” he said.

Metcalf said he is excited about the future and is looking forward to leading the Australian arm of the Global X ETFs business.

“I’m delighted to be stepping into this role, having worked across a range of international financial services roles for over 20 years.

“Global X ETFs’ focus on product design, innovation, and investor-driven market access, as well as its suite of ETF products across key segments of thematic investing, income and commodities backed by in-depth research, is like no other offering in this market.

“I look forward to partnering with all areas of the Global X global business to drive further growth and bring more products to Australia building on our global heritage and strong investor-centric approach,” he concluded.