STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Matthew Burkley has been named chief executive officer at Genscape, Inc., a DMG Information company and leading global provider of energy fundamentals information for commodity and financial markets. Mr. Burkley most recently was chief financial officer of the sales and trading division at Thomson Reuters. He replaces Genscape co-founder and CEO, Sean O'Leary, who is stepping down after leading the company since 2003. Mr. O'Leary will remain active with Genscape as a member of the company's board.
"We are delighted to welcome Matthew to the Genscape team. His industry experience, personal drive, and strong leadership position him very well to grow the company," said Suresh Kavan, CEO of DMGI and chairman of the Genscape board.
In addition to his latest role at Thomson Reuters, Mr. Burkley also served in leadership positions at several Thomson business units since 2006, including global head of strategy and president of customer enterprise solutions for Thomson Financial. Prior to joining Thomson, Mr. Burkley was a co-founder and managing director at ZEFER, a technology and strategy consulting firm.
Mr. Burkley holds a bachelor's degree in political economy from Colorado College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Genscape is a leading global provider of energy information for commodity and financial markets. Utilizing patented technologies and proprietary algorithms, Genscape provides accurate and timely data on capacities, flow and utilization for all major energy commodities. Genscape also delivers fundamentals-based market intelligence services which market participants rely upon to better understand drivers, risks, and dynamics of regional power and gas markets.
DMG Information (DMGI) is a division of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT), a UK-based media company listed on the London Stock Exchange. DMGI's portfolio of companies provides business-to-business information to the property, financial, energy, geospatial and education recruitment markets.