November 13, 2018

LSEG appoints Chief Data Officer for its Information Services Division

  • Tom Dunlap joins the Group as Chief Data Officer for Information Services
  • Newly created role will develop and lead global data strategy for rapidly growing business
  • Position underscores LSEG’s commitment to quality, integrity and speed of global data services

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today announced that Thomas K. (Tom) Dunlap has joined as Chief Data Officer (CDO) for its Information Services Division, which includes leading global index provider FTSE Russell.

This newly created role will oversee the global acquisition, maintenance, management, governance and distribution of data used within LSEG’s Information Services Division, including FTSE Russell, for its various data services. Tom Dunlap will be responsible for developing and leading the division’s global data strategy; overseeing a global team across multiple sites, including integration of recent and future acquisitions; engaging with key global clients; and working collaboratively across LSEG’s business, operations and technology areas to drive future growth.

Dunlap will be based in the Group’s Fort Mill, South Carolina office and will report jointly to Mark Makepeace, CEO of FTSE Russell and Group Director of the Information Services Division, LSEG and Chris Corrado, Group COO and Group CIO, LSEG.

Mark Makepeace, CEO, FTSE Russell and Group Director, Information Services, LSEG:
“I’m delighted to welcome Tom Dunlap to the Group as the new Chief Data Officer for Information Services. Data is key to our continued future growth as a global information services business. With nearly 30 years of financial services industry experience across a wide range of leadership roles in data management and operations, Tom will further develop and grow our data business in line with increased client demand.”

Chris Corrado – Group COO and Group CIO, LSEG:
“We are focused as a Group on leveraging the power of our data capabilities for the benefit of our clients.  I look forward to establishing a close working relationship with Tom and his team as we continue to build our capabilities in this important area.”

Tom Dunlap – Chief Data Officer, Information Services Division, LSEG:
“I am incredibly excited to join such a strong global organisation in an important role to further develop the Information Services data business. I look forward to getting started working with the global team and developing our plan together going forward.”

Tom has nearly 30 years of financial services industry experience across a wide range of data management and operations leadership roles. Most recently, he was a senior consultant and advisor to Raymond James Financial and Lingotek on their enterprise data management and technology product expansion initiatives. Before that, he spent 18 years with Goldman Sachs in a variety of operations and data leadership assignments, most recently as managing director of operations and global head of the firm’s enterprise data strategy.

About LSEG

LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider, playing a vital social and economic role in the world’s financial system.

With our open approach, trusted expertise and global scale, we enable the sustainable growth and stability of our customers and their communities. We are dedicated partners with extensive experience, deep knowledge and a worldwide presence in data and analytics; indices; capital formation; and trade execution, clearing and risk management across multiple asset classes. 

LSEG is headquartered in the United Kingdom, with significant operations in 70 countries across EMEA, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. We employ 23,000 people globally, more than half located in Asia Pacific. LSEG’s ticker symbol is LSEG.

For further information:
Tim Benedict: +1 917 582 0641
Lucie Holloway: +44 (0)20 7797 1222