Ex-Bank of America Merrill Lynch VP joins Goldman Sachs in ETF role

Individual has previously served at: Macquarie Group, ETF Securities, AECOM, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Jessica Lana has been named executive director – ETF distribution at Goldman Sachs having previously spent almost six years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. 

Prior to the move, Lana worked as vice president – institutional commodity sales EMEA, ETFs, quantitative investment strategies QIS).

She has also previously worked at Macquarie Group, ETF securities and AECOM. 

Earlier this year, Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s global head of ETF product, Ryan O’Connor, departed for Global X ETFs. He most recently served as global head of ETF product, having initially joined Goldman Sachs Asset Management in 2017 to build out the US fund strategist model portfolio business. 

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