Money Management

WisdomTree recruits head of European distribution

Alexis Marinof was named head of European distribution at WisdomTree Investments, said a spokesman.

Mr. Marinof leads WisdomTree's European distribution covering Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the Nordics, Switzerland and the U.K. He reports to David Abner, head of Europe.

Mr. Marinof replaced Morgan Lee, who became regional director for the West Coast in the U.S. institutional distribution team. He joined WisdomTree from State Street Global Advisors, where he was Europe, Middle East and Africa head of SPDR ETFs and managing director in London.

"(Mr. Marinof) brings exceptional industry knowledge from his experience at State Street Global Advisors, where he managed all aspects of the EMEA ETF business across a diverse client base. I look forward to (his) contributions as part of our ongoing efforts to expand and deepen the relationships we have across our diverse, pan-European investors and traders," Mr. Abner said in a news release.

WisdomTree has approximately $43.9 billion in assets under management.