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Yang departs MSCI after 19 years

Tom Eckett

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Deborah Yang, global head of ESG indexes at MSCI, has the left after 19 years with the index provider,

ETF Stream

can reveal.

After joining MSCI in 2001, Yang (pictured) has held a number of senior roles at the firm including managing director and head of client coverage for Asia ex-Japan.

She was subsequently appointed index business lead in Europe in 2013 before becoming global head of ESG indexes at MSCI.

Yang will continue her role as co-President of Women in ETFs for EMEA, which recently passed 6,000 members worldwide.

In 2019, she was named in ETF Stream’s inaugural Industry 30 which recognises the individuals that had the biggest impact on the European ETF industry over the past year.

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