Sharon French leads the strategy, development, and implementation of the firm’s smart beta products and solutions. In addition, she oversees the Oppenheimer Revenue Weighted Strategy Team.
Sharon joined OppenheimerFunds in 2016 from BNY Mellon, where she was Senior Strategic Advisor to the CEO and President of Investment Management, focusing on ETF and multi-asset business growth. Previously, she served as President of F-Squared Capital. Before that, she was Head of Private Client & Institutions at BlackRock for its iShares business. Sharon spent nearly a decade at AllianceBernstein and held prior roles at mPower, Smith Barney, and Chase Manhattan Bank.
Sharon serves on the Board of Women in ETFs. She holds a B.S. in business management from the University of Delaware, and she obtained her Certified Investment Management Analyst designation from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.