Capital IQ Appoints Ted Vivian to Accelerate Market Share in EMEA

London - 5 November 2010

Capital IQ, a Standard & Poor's business and a leading provider of data and analytics for global financial professionals, today announced that Ted Vivian has joined its London office as head of client development for Europe, Middle East, and Africa. In this role, Mr. Vivian will be managing global sales operations and large client accounts in five Capital IQ offices: London, Paris, Milan, Frankfurt and Dubai.

“We are excited to gain Ted’s experience and leadership so that we can capitalise on our momentum and significantly expand our presence within the EMEA markets,” said Alan Katz, managing director at Capital IQ. “Continued international growth is a strategic goal for Capital IQ and we feel confident in Ted’s ability to get us there.”

Mr. Vivian joins Capital IQ from Thomson Reuters, where he was global head of commercial operations. Mr. Vivian has over 31 years of experience within the global financial markets, including 15 years based in the United States and 3 years in the Middle East. “I am thrilled to join the Capital IQ team and look forward to servicing our rapidly expanding client base while continuing to increase our sales growth and operations globally,” said Mr. Vivian.

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