Thematic ETF specialist Rize ETF has appointed Patrik Engström as associate director of European business development.

Engström (pictured) will be responsible for managing the sales and relationships with clients in the Nordic and German-speaking regions.

Prior to joining Rize, Engström held a similar role at Investment Europe, a former sub-brand of Incisive Media.

There he managed the European fund selector relationships in the Nordic region and also covered Germany and Israel.

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Rahul Bhushan, co-founder of Rize ETF, commented: “It is exciting for us to be able to continue to grow our business during this current period.

“Patrik brings a wealth of experience and relationships in the European fund buyer category and will be instrumental in developing our reach in certain key markets in Europe.”

Rize ETF entered the European market in February 2020 with the launch of its cybersecurity ETF and cannabis ETF.