Kieran Kirwan

Director, Investment Strategy
ProShares
Biography

Kieran Kirwan joined ProShares in 2013 and currently serves as Director, Investment Strategy. His responsibilities include portfolio analysis, education, product research and development, and the presentation of investment strategies using the company’s ETFs. Prior to joining ProShares, Mr. Kirwan served in a variety of roles during a 15-year tenure with Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Deutsche Bank). Most recently he was a Vice President, serving as lead investment specialist representing several strategies in the global equity, commodities, infrastructure and real estate asset classes to prospects and clients. Before that, Mr. Kirwan was Vice President, Product Strategy and Economics, responsible for the platform’s product profitability and distribution strategy initiatives, Vice President, Finance and Controlling Group, and an Associate Vice President with the Financial Reporting Group.

Mr. Kirwan earned a bachelor’s degree in accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, holds Series 7 and 63 FINRA registrations, and holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation.

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