Quantcast
The MFWire
Manage Email Alerts | Sponsorships | About MFWire | Who We Are

Subscribe to MFWire.com's News Alerts [click]

Rating:An ETF Provider's Chief Will Take Over a Key Indexer Not Rated 0.0 Email Routing List Email & Route  Print Print
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

An ETF Provider's Chief Will Take Over a Key Indexer

Reported by InvestmentWires Staff, 

AN ETF chief is taking over a key indexer later this spring.

After thirteen years as CEO of New York City-based S&P Dow Jones Indices, Alex Matturi is retiring. Dan Draper. former global head of exchange traded funds, unit investment trusts and closed-end funds at Invesco [profile], will join S&P and succeed Matturi on June 15.

An Invesco spokesperson did not immediately return a call for comment. Draper has led Invesco's ETF business since 2013, when it was called Invesco Powershares.

Draper will serve as part of S&P's operating committee and will report to Douglas Peterson, president and CEO of S&P Global .

April Kabahar, global head of communications for S&P Dow Jones Indices told MFWire , "Dan Draper brings to S&P Dow Jones Indices a wealth of experience having held various leadership roles in asset management, wealth management and investment banking in his 27-year career. He has a deep understanding of the indexing business and industry. We look forward to Dan bringing his leadership experience, innovative mindset, approach to customers and commitment to excellence at S&P DJI and S&P Global."

Peterson stated, "We are very fortunate to add Dan to our executive team and have him lead our index business, [...] Dan's leadership experience, innovative mindset, approach to customers, and commitment to excellence is essential to maintaining and growing our unique role in the capital markets."

Draper stated, "I'm excited to join S&P Global, a brand based on integrity, independence and over 130 years of providing essential information to the financial markets, [...] It's an honor to lead this business into the next decade and beyond."

Matturi stated, "Dan Draper is an experienced index professional with exceptional knowledge of our business and the indexing landscape overall. I'm very proud of what the people at S&P Dow Jones Indices have accomplished these past thirteen years and am excited to see a leader of Dan's caliber step in to continue our long-standing culture of innovation, thought leadership and growth."

The leadership change news comes during heightened market volatility and the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Kabahar told MFWire that S&P Dow Jones Indices team continues "to see strong demand for our independent and transparent indices, data, research and analytics from our clients, investors and other market participants to help them make informed decisions especially in these times of market uncertainty and volatility."

"Our senior team of index strategists and research analysts have been tirelessly producing research and data to educate our clients on key market performance trends, indexing strategies," Kabahar continued.

In 2012, Draper was appointed as a finance leaderís fellow at the Aspen Institute and in 2018 he was appointed as board director of Alphapoint. In addition to currently maintaining these two positions, Draper is a chartered director and fellow at the Institute of Directors in the UK and is a board leadership fellow at the National Association of Corporate Directors in the United States.

In 2012, Matturi became a founding board member and past chairman of Index Industry Association. Matturi began working for S&P as an executive managing director in 2007. Before joining S&P, he was the senior vice president of Northern Trust Asset Management.

Draper has 27 years of industry experience. Prior to his role at Invesco as global head of exchange traded funds, unit investment trusts, and closed-end funds, Draper was a board director at AlphaPoint and managing director, global head of exchange traded funds at Credit Suisse.

Draper also has international experience, with asset management, wealth management, and investment banking experience in the United States as well as in Jakarta, London, and Hong Kong. Draper received his Bachelors of Arts in Economics from William and Mary and an MBA from the University of North Carolina's Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business school.

Matturi received a Law Degree from Syracuse University College of Law and a Bachelors of Science in finance from Lehigh's University College of Business. 

Stay ahead of the news ... Sign up for our email alerts now
CLICK HERE

0.0
 Do You Recommend This Story?



GO TO: MFWire
Return to Top
 News Archives
2022: Q2Q1
2021: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2020: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2019: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2018: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2017: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2016: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2015: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2014: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2013: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2012: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2011: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2010: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2009: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2008: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2007: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2006: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2005: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2004: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2003: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2002: Q4Q3Q2Q1
 Subscribe via RSS:
Raw XML
Add to My Yahoo!
follow us in feedly


  1. 2022 ICI Leadership Summit, May 25-26
  2. ALFI Roadshow to New York, May 25
  3. 2022 IDC Fund Directors Workshop, May 26
  4. Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference 2022, May 30-31
  5. WealthManagement Edge, May 31 - June 3
  6. MFDF 2022 Fund Governance and Regulatory Insights Conference, Jun 8-9
  7. 28th annual Expect Miracles East Coast Classic, June 9
  8. 2022 Sohn Investment Conference, June 9
  9. IDC webinar - Cybersecurity for Fund Boards: The Current Landscape, June 9
  10. MMI webinar - Driving Business Value with Artificial Intelligence & Data, June 15
  11. MFDF webinar - Key Takeaways From Morningstar's 2021 Annual Fund Fee Study, June 16
  12. MFDF Director Discussion Series - Open Forum (Chicago), June 21
  13. 2022 MMI Emerging Asset Managers Forum, June 23
  14. MFDF In Focus: Capitol Hill, A Conversation with Congressman Bryan Steil, June 28
  15. Financial Planning INVEST, Jun 28-29
  16. MFDF webinar - Differentiating Mutual-Fund-to-ETF Conversions, July 19
  17. MFDF Director Discussion Series - Open Forum (New York), July 20
  18. 2022 MMI Distribution Leadership Forum, Jul 20-21
  19. MFDF webinar - Fund Boards' Oversight of Investment Performance, July 28
  20. MFDF webinar - Performance, Perception and Manager Selection, September 14
  21. 2022 ICI Tax and Accounting Conference, Sep 18-21
  22. 5th annual Expect Miracles Atlantic Coast Classic, October 3
  23. Nicsa Fearless Leadership Symposium, Oct 6-7
  24. 2022 MMI Annual Conference, Oct 19-21
  25. 2022 IDC Fund Directors Conference, Oct 24-26
  26. 18th annual Expect Miracles Wine & Spirits Event, October 27




©All rights reserved to InvestmentWires, Inc. 1997-2022
14 Wall Street | 20th Floor | New York, NY 10005 | P: 212-331-8968 | F: 212-331-8998
Privacy Policy :: Terms of Use