MSCI Names Arun Sinha Chief Marketing Officer

New York - 20 April 2017

MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) announced today that Arun Sinha has joined the firm as Chief Marketing Officer and will be a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

In his new position, Mr. Sinha, who reports to Laurent Seyer, Chief Client Officer, will oversee all marketing and communications functions globally. He brings more than 25 years of client-oriented marketing experience to MSCI with a proven track record of developing relationships and solutions for customers that drive demand.

Most recently, Mr Sinha served as Chief Marketing Officer of J.P. Morgan Global Wealth Management. Prior to J.P. Morgan, he held Chief Marketing and Communication Officer roles at Zurich Insurance Group and Pitney Bowes, Inc.

"Arun’s proven ability to deliver a client-focused vision and strategies makes him the right leader to transform our marketing organization and put the customer at the center of our growth strategy," said Laurent Seyer, Chief Client Officer, MSCI. “He will make a considerable contribution to strengthening our distribution model and go-to-market strategies in support of client engagement and client experience.”

Mr Sinha has received numerous awards and recognition, including Chief Marketing Officer of the Year by the CMO Institute, Marketer of the Year by the Direct Marketing Association and Top Marketer of the Year for two consecutive years by B2B Magazine. He has been a Lecturer and Senior Faculty Fellow at Yale School of Management since 2011 and is a frequent speaker on industry trends and a published author, including the highly acclaimed, Sweet Spot: How to Maximize Marketing for Business Growth.

He holds a Master’s degree from Michigan State University, a Master’s in Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication in New Delhi, India, and a Bachelor of Arts from St. Xavier’s College, University of Calcutta, India.

For more than 45 years, MSCI’s research-based indexes and analytics have helped the world’s leading investors build and manage better portfolios. Clients rely on our offerings for deeper insights into the drivers of performance and risk in their portfolios, broad asset class coverage and innovative research. Our line of products and services includes indexes, analytical models, data, real estate benchmarks and ESG research.

MSCI serves 97 of the top 100 largest money managers, according to the most recent P&I ranking. 

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