Nick Cafferillo will assume an expanded role as Chief Data & Technology Officer for S&P Global

S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) announced today that effective January 2, 2019, Martina Cheung, currently Executive Managing Director, Head of Risk Services will be named President of S&P Global Market Intelligence. Nick Cafferillo will assume an expanded role as Chief Data & Technology Officer leading software engineering, data operations and innovation. Mike Chinn, President S&P Global Market Intelligence and Executive Vice President, Data & Technology, has informed S&P Global of his decision to leave the Company in March 2019.

Mike Chinn
S&P Global President and Chief Executive Officer, Doug Peterson, said: “Mike has been an invaluable partner in leading the growth of S&P Global through the successful integration of SNL Financial and S&P Capital IQ to form S&P Global Market Intelligence. His leadership of our software engineering and data operations has positioned our Company well to power the markets of the future. We will miss his contributions and I know he will excel at whatever he decides to pursue next.”

After over 20 years with SNL Financial, Chinn joined S&P Global and led the Market Intelligence division to accelerate the Company’s transformation as a technology-enabled data and analytics company serving the financial and commodities markets.

Martina Cheung
Effective January 2, 2019, Martina Cheung, currently Executive Managing Director, Head of Risk Services, will be named the President of S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Cheung joined S&P Global Ratings in 2010, first working in Structured Finance and then Strategy.  In 2014, she was promoted to Chief Strategy Officer for the enterprise. Since 2015, she has led our Risk Services business where she has been responsible for monetizing S&P Global’s significant risk intellectual property (research, content, models, data, analytics and solutions) to serve clients in managing complex risk challenges.

Prior to joining S&P Global, Cheung worked in the consulting industry, as a partner of Mitchell Madison Consulting and with Accenture in the Financial Services Strategy Group.

According to President and CEO Doug Peterson: “Martina has been instrumental in leading and growing our Risk Services business. She has been at the center of anticipating the needs of risk professionals through the design and delivery of our traditional ratings IP and other risk products to our clients. In addition, she has been at the forefront of many of our most exciting innovation and growth opportunities such as ESG and efforts to expand our China business.”

Nick Cafferillo
S&P Global also announced that, effective January 2, 2019, Nick Cafferillo will be appointed Chief Data & Technology Officer with an expanded remit.

Cafferillo will lead software engineering and data operations across the enterprise to drive our technology agenda. Nick will accelerate our transition to an agile framework and the deployment of data science, AI and machine learning, and robotics tools across the Company to deliver innovation.  Cafferillo joined S&P Global through the acquisition of SNL Financial in 2015. Prior to his time at SNL Financial, Cafferillo served as Chief Product Officer and Executive Vice President of product management at ISS focusing on corporate governance products. He also spent time at Thomson Financial.

President and CEO Doug Peterson said of Cafferillo: “Nick’s innovative vision and leadership has been essential to accelerating our technology capabilities. His experience and knowledge of product and data operations will help us tailor technology solutions for our clients.”

Both Martina and Nick will remain members of the S&P Global Operating Committee and will report to President and CEO, Doug Peterson.

Source:  S&P Global