NEW YORK, May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) today announced that Krishna Nathan has joined the Company as Chief Information Officer. He will report to Douglas L. Peterson, President and CEO of S&P Global and serve on the Company's Executive Committee.
"Technology is a key enabler across our Company, enhancing our data collection and analyses, and driving product innovation and productivity," said Mr. Peterson. "Krishna's deep experience and leadership in cutting-edge technologies will help us to continue expanding our digital footprint and finding innovative ways to use data to create new value for our customers."
Dr. Nathan will be responsible for establishing and executing an enterprise-wide technology and data roadmap to accelerate the Company's growth and enhance its business performance.
Previously, Dr. Nathan served as Vice President of Systems at IBM Research, where he led the development and execution of research strategies across multiple areas such as next generation data centers, cognitive systems design, and security. He began his career at IBM in 1991 at the T.J. Watson Research Center, and went on to hold a range of leadership positions in the U.S. and Europe.
Dr. Nathan holds a Ph.D. in engineering from Brown University and a master's degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
About S&P Global
S&P Global is a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. The Company's divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. S&P Global has approximately 20,000 employees in 31 countries. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com.
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