With exchange-traded funds flooding the market, the demand for ETF executives has been rising as well, Dow Jones reports. Likewise, these executives are commanding very competitive salaries.

Last week, for instance, Barclays Global Investors lured Noel Archard away from Vanguard, where he had worked for a decade, to head up ETF product development for Barclays. Archard will probably be expected to help the company maneuver through regulatory approvals so that it can be the first to bring new flavors of ETFs to market.

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