Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, today announced that Mason Slaine has been named chairman, president and chief executive officer of the Company, effective immediately.  Mr. Slaine replaces Raymond D’Arcy, who will become vice chairman of Interactive Data.

Mr. Slaine has held a number of executive positions at leading financial information and software companies over the past three decades. These include serving as president and CEO of Thomson Financial from 1994 to 1996 and chairman and CEO of Information Holdings, an electronic publisher in the intellectual property, science and health care fields from 1996 to 2004. Mr. Slaine is currently chairman of MLM Information Services, a leading vendor of corporate tax compliance software and services, which he founded in 2005 with Warburg Pincus.    Source: Interactive Data Press Release

BIIA Newsletter October II – 2010 Issue