Charles Champagne

Head of ETF Strategy
Allianz Investment Management LLC

Focused on:

  • Exchange-Traded Funds
  • ETF capital markets
  • ETF product development
  • Investment strategy and portfolio analysis
  • Thought leadership and ETF market insights


With more than 15 years in the exchange-traded funds (ETF) industry, Champagne has broad experience across ETF capital markets, strategy, research, and product development.


  • Champagne drives growth in the ETF business.
  •  Oversees ETF strategy team focused on product development, market strategy, and capital markets. 
  • Frequent speaker at ETF industry events and media engagements.
  • Worked with ETF issuers for more than a decade.

Education, certifications, and memberships:

  • B.S. in business management from Bridgewater State University
  • FINRA Series 7, 24, and 63 securities registrations

AllianzIM, a wholly owned subsidiary of Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, is a registered investment adviser. AllianzIM provides hedging and other derivatives-based risk management solutions through its proprietary platform.