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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


  • Eduardo Escario, Regional Director International Business Development and Sales

    • Joined VanEck in 2008
    • Responsible for Business Development and Sales outside of North America
    • Earlier career experience includes over seven years as Regional Director (Spain, Portugal, South America and Africa) in the Frankfurt and Madrid offices at STOXX Limited and Dow Jones Indexes, responsible for business development and sales of the global integrated index families of these two entities, including the sale of licenses to financial institutions to issue related indexing products
    • MBA, IEDE Business School, Institute for Executive Development (Madrid); BS, Business Administration, St. Louis University (St. Louis, Missouri)

    Contact Information
    Phone: +34 650 959 853


  • Ferat Öztürk, Director, Sales

    • Joined VanEck in 2011
    • Responsible for ETF Sales and International Business Development
    • Earlier career experience includes Account Manager at Vodafone Enterprise and internships at Morgan Stanley and UBS 
    • MS, International Business with Finance, Maastricht University; BS, International Finance, European School of Finance at Nuertingen University and California State University

    Contact Information
    Phone: +49 69 4056 69540