SSgA Names Global Head of ETF Product Development

State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) has appointed Scott Ebner managing director and global head of ETF Product Development.

In his new role, Ebner is responsible for developing, enhancing and launching State Street’s exchange-traded funds worldwide. He reports to James Ross, senior managing director and global head of ETFs at SSgA. Ebner is based in SSgA’s London office.    

According to the announcement, Ebner joins SSgA from NYSE Euronext, where most recently he was senior vice president and Global Head of Exchange-Traded Products, overseeing the listing and trading of ETFs, warrants, certificates, structured notes, investment funds and other exchange-traded products across NYSE Euronext’s global markets while based in Paris. 

Previously, Ebner was in charge of European Exchange Traded Products for NYSE Euronext, and prior to that he served as senior vice president of the ETF marketplace at the American Stock Exchange (AMEX).  

State Street manages more than $200 billion in SPDR ETF assets worldwide as of June 30, 2010.