LONDON, Sept. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global commodity price reporting and news agency Argus has appointed Matthew Burkley as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of its group of companies, effective Monday 18 September 2017.
Before joining Argus, Matthew was Chief Executive Officer for leading commodity data and intelligence provider Genscape. Matthew joined Genscape in 2011, where he focused on product innovation, international expansion and asset class growth.
Prior to his role at Genscape, Matthew was Chief Financial Officer and President of the Sales and Trading group at media and information firm Thomson Reuters, having led a number of other business and functional units at the company.
Matthew has a bachelor's degree in political economy from Colorado College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
"We are delighted that Matthew is joining us," Argus Chairman and Chief Executive Adrian Binks said. "His expertise in data and insight provision is very relevant to our business. Argus is expanding rapidly and Matthew will play a key role in helping drive this growth."
Matthew said: "I am very excited to be joining Argus to help drive the expansion of the business. I am very impressed by the customer focus, commitment to excellence and continuous innovation of the Argus organisation."
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Argus is an independent media organisation with more than 850 staff. It is headquartered in London and has 21 offices in the world's principal commodity trading and production centres. Argus produces price assessments and analysis of international energy and other commodity markets, and offers bespoke consulting services and industry-leading conferences.
Companies in 140 countries around the world use Argus data to index physical trade and as benchmarks in financial derivative markets as well as for analysis and planning purposes.
Argus was founded in 1970 and is a privately held UK-registered company. It is owned by employee shareholders and global growth equity firm General Atlantic.
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