Lyxor has appointed Tim Breitbach as head of ETF institutional sales for Germany and Austria.

Breitbach (pictured) will be responsible for Lyxor’s ETF sales to institutional clients for the firm’s recently launched German branch.

Lyxor opened its German branch a year ago and has completed the merging of the ComStage and Lyxor ETF product ranges.

He has been involved with Lyxor since 2017 in the institutional sales department for Germany and Central Eastern Europe under Société Générale.

Prior to this, Breitbach worked at Commerzbank AG dealing with the institutional sales of ETFs.

Based in Frankfurt, Breitbach will report to Heike Fürpaß-Peter, head of Germany at Lyxor.

Lyxor appoints Germany and Austria ETF head

Fürpaß-Peter commented: “Tim Breitbach has excellent knowledge of the German ETF market as well as the requirements of institutional investors.

"Under his leadership, our highly professional ETF team will continue to drive our growth plans in one of the most dynamic and fastest-growing ETF markets in Europe."