Reporting to Li, Venkatramanan (pictured) will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the firm’s ETF team while continuing his focus on investment strategy development and key client mandates.
At ETF Securities, he was director of quantitative strategies.
Meanwhile, Li will lead the next phase of growth of LGIM’s combined index and ETF business.
Li also joined LGIM from ETF Securities and has since overseen assets across the firm’s 50-strong ETF range increase fourfold during his tenure.
In his almost 10 years at ETF Securities, he operated in a variety of roles including latterly as CEO of the Canvas platform.
Venkatramanan is set to speak on a panel discussing future developments in European ETFs at ETF Stream’s ETF Ecosystem Unwrapped event on 25 May.