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  • Lars Hamich, Chief Executive Officer (Australia); Managing Director, International Business Development, Market Vectors ETF Trust; Geschäftsführer (CEO), VanEck (Europe) GmbH; Geschäftsführer (CEO), Market Vectors Index Solutions GmbH

    • Joined VanEck in 2008
    • Serves as Managing Director in Frankfurt office responsible for developing VanEck’s business outside of North America and for the overall management, promotion, sales and distribution of VanEck’s Market Vectors® exchange-traded funds and all index-related projects outside North America. Also responsible for the overall management, promotion, sales and distribution of Market Vectors Indices globally
    • Since June 2011, also serves as Geschäftsführer (CEO) of Market Vectors Index Solutions GmbH
    • Since April 2009, also serves as Geschäftsführer (CEO) of VanEck (Europe) GmbH
    • Prior to joining VanEck, served as Managing Director (CEO) in Zurich for STOXX Limited, responsible for developing and executing business strategy, overall management of the entity, global promotion, sales and distribution of the leading pan-European index family and business development for Dow Jones Indexes in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and Australia
    • Earlier career experience includes senior positions as Executive Director (Global Business Development) for Dow Jones Indexes and Product Manager for Index/ETF group at Deutsche Börse
    • Recognized as expert in field, with more than 15 years of experience in the index field and financial product strategies acquired with stock exchanges, index providers and product issuers
    • Master's degree, Mathematical Economics, Institute of Mathematical Economics (IMW) at Bielefeld University (Germany) and Murdoch University (Perth, Australia)

    Contact Information
    Phone: +49 69 4056 69510


  • CHEN Tian Jun  (Simon), Asia Pacific Director and Head of ETF Sales and Business Development

    • Asia Pacific Director (ex Japan & Australia) and Head of ETF sales and business development; joined VanEck in January 2012 as Greater China Director
    • Prior to joining VanEck, Co-founder and General Manager at SinoMarkets, an e-commerce platform connecting foreign SMEs to Chinese consumers
    • Previously, China General Manager for Guthy-Renker, the world's largest infomercial company, and built its entire China operations from the ground-up
    • Earlier careers include Executive Director at Madison River, a Goldman Sachs and Chase Manhattan private equity investment; Senior Credit Analyst at Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, now Mizuho Financial Group; Securities Analyst at Securities Valuations Office, the ratings arm of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners
    • MBA, Finance, Fordham University; Master of International Management (MIM), Marketing, Thunderbird School of Global Management; BS, Finance, St. John's University

    Contact Information
    Phone: +86 21 6289 9208