NEW YORK, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI) today announced the appointment of Robert H. Easton, 43, as Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, effective May 26, 2015. Mr. Easton will report to Lucy Fato, Executive Vice President and General Counsel.
"One of our strategic priorities is to continue to invest in people and technology in order to promote a robust control and compliance environment," said Douglas L. Peterson, President and CEO of McGraw Hill Financial. "Having Rob join our senior management team underscores our commitment to identifying world class talent to help us achieve our growth and performance goals."
"We look forward to drawing on Rob's breadth of experience as we continue to strengthen our compliance efforts throughout the company," said Ms. Fato.
Mr. Easton is to join McGraw Hill Financial from the New York State Department of Financial Services, where, as Executive Deputy Superintendent of the Insurance Division, he has overseen the regulation of more than 1,600 insurance companies operating in the state, and formulated policy on issues of national and global import. Previously, he served as Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Risk Manager at Integro Insurance Brokers in New York City, and as Deputy Superintendent and General Counsel of the former New York State Department of Insurance.
About McGraw Hill Financial: McGraw Hill Financial is a leading financial intelligence company providing the global capital and commodity markets with independent benchmarks, credit ratings, portfolio and enterprise risk solutions, and analytics. The Company's iconic brands include Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Platts, CRISIL, and J.D. Power. The Company has approximately 17,000 employees in 30 countries. Additional information is available at www.mhfi.com.
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