Ben Wallach and Heather Reisner to drive Wisdom Tree’s ESG strategy in the US

Ben Wallach and Heather Reisner, WisdomTree Investments.

WisdomTree Investments appointed Ben Wallach and Heather Reisner to lead the ESG strategy in the US.

Wallach, who joined WisdomTree in 2011, is now head of product development and ESG; while Reisner, who has been with the firm since 2018, now holds the title of senior associate-product development and ESG.

The company said that in their new roles, Wallach and Reisner will “continue to drive … product development efforts and will also be tasked with spearheading WisdomTree’s ESG initiatives.”

Wallach had been product development and management while Reisner’s former title was senior associate, product development and management.

“The path forward begins with a strategy that is integrated across the firm, encompassing new and innovative products, education for advisors and investors, and our own corporate initiatives,” said Jarrett Lilien, president and COO of WisdomTree.

“ESG is not a siloed priority at WisdomTree – it is critical to who we are as an asset manager, and how we meet and exceed the needs of our clients. We are proud to promote Ben and Heather, two individuals already greatly embedded in our product development team, to drive our ESG program forward so that we can help clients invest in what matters most to them.”

Throughout the rest of 2022 and beyond, WisdomTree plans to expand its footprint in the ESG space across four pillars: tools and solutions for advisors, educational content, product, and corporate-level initiatives.

WisdomTree has more than $4 billion in assets under management parked in its ESG exchange-traded funds in the US, and the firm has about $78 billion in global AUM.

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