This yr, Hawkins was awarded CEO of the yr on the Wealth Skilled Awards for a second time. He had beforehand received the excellence in 2018.
“It was very, very welcome information, and I bought loads of messages in a short time, so I used to be overcome from a thankfulness perspective,” Hawkins advised WP of his win. “I’m the face of the corporate and at all times within the limelight, however on the finish of the day, the award is recognition of all of Horizons ETFs’ efforts, as a household and as a staff, extra so than me as a person.”
Jasmit Bhandal, chief working officer, has been appointed to function interim president and CEO efficient instantly. The agency plans to undertake a world seek for a everlasting president and CEO.
Hawkins has agreed to help within the transition and advise his successor.
“Beneath his management, Horizons has assembled a powerful staff of executives who’ve led Horizons to outstanding development and profitability by way of sturdy buyer focus,” Horizons added in its assertion.