State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the asset management arm of State Street Corporation, has announced the appointment of Greg Ehret as president.
Ehret is in charge of SSGA’s client facing, product and marketing, operations and infrastructure teams and will lead the execution of the non-investment aspects of strategy.
Ehret joined SSGA 20 years ago. He has held several executive positions in operations, sales and product development, including co-head of the firm’s exchange traded fund (ETF) business.
Ehret has led SSGA’s business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) from July 2008 to September 2012 including the purchase of the Bank of Ireland Asset Management and managed State Street’s European ETF franchise.
SSGA has $2.4trn of assets under management as of 31 March 2015.