President and CEO
In addition to serving as president and CEO of Horizons ETFs, Steve Hawkins was appointed in June 2019 to a two-year term as chair of board for the Canadian ETF Association. "Within the last few years, Canada's ETF industry has experienced tremendous growth,” Hawkins said at the time. “It's an exciting time to be in this business. I am thrilled to be able to build on that momentum as the incoming board chair.”
During his 13-year tenure at Horizons, Hawkins has helped guide the ETF provider to AUM of more than $11 billion across 93 ETFs, making it the fourth largest ETF provider in Canada. In the last year alone, Horizons has seen growth of 28.8% and continues to be a leader in the thematic ETF space. Horizons also won five Lipper Awards in 2019, including the bond ETF group award.