IndexIQ Promotes Ken Bossen to ETF Portfolio Strategist


New York, February 27, 2020 – IndexIQ, a New York Life Investments Company, today announced the promotion of Ken Bossen to ETF Portfolio Strategist for the Eastern Division, a newly created role, responsible for helping financial advisors and wealth managers build more resilient portfolios leveraging IndexIQ’s innovative range of ETFs.

“As investors increasingly seek high-performing, low-cost, and differentiated strategies, we likewise see the opportunity to help advisors with portfolio construction,” said Jon Zimmerman, Chief Operating Officer at IndexIQ. “Ken brings to the team deep ETF product expertise, strong capital markets insight, and incisive portfolio allocation strategy, and we are thrilled for him to assume this critical role.”

Ken joined IndexIQ and New York Life Investments in 2016 as Director of ETF Business Development for its Institutional Intermediary Business. Before joining IndexIQ, he served as Head of ETF Portfolio Strategy and Due Diligence at State Street Global Advisors and held senior ETF roles at Morgan Stanley and Citi. In his newly created position, Bossen will report to Tim Porter, Divisional Sales Manager for the Eastern Division at New York Life Investments.

“IndexIQ’s innovative and targeted suite of liquid alternative, municipal, international equity, and ESG products uniquely position us to help our clients navigate the late-cycle environment,” added Bossen. “I am excited to join the team and build long-term relationships with advisors who are seeking ETF solutions that can improve portfolio outcomes and help clients meet their goals.”


About IndexIQ 

IndexIQ, a New York Life Investments company, is a provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), with a decade of offering highly differentiated and innovative solutions to retail and institutional investors. With $3.8 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2019, IndexIQ leverages the asset management capabilities of New York Life Investments’ multi-boutique platform into its suite of offerings which include: fixed income, equities, alternatives and specialty asset classes.

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