Guinness Atkinson Hires National Sales Director

Frank Zukowski was appointed national sales director of Guinness Atkinson Asset Management, adviser to the Guinness Atkinson Funds.

Zukowski will focus on serving registered investment advisers (RIAs) and bank trust departments. The core of his distribution efforts will be explaining the role of the firm’s mutual fund strategies developed for investing in emerging Asia, global conventional and alternative energy sectors.

Zukowski has 23 years of experience in financial services. Before joining Guinness Atkinson, he was the senior vice president and director of RIA Consulting Group at Cohen & Steers, where he built and led the team responsible for sales and client services to RIAs and bank trusts, and co-headed the national accounts group.

Before joining Cohen & Steers, Zukowski held several senior positions in financial adviser-related activities at Merrill Lynch, including vice president of office of investment performance, training financial advisers on asset allocation and investment performance-related products and services.

Zukowski holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Rutgers University.