Vice President, Head of Corporate Communications
IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and expertise for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 85 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world's leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.
As a corporate communications and public relations executive, I offer extensive experience and an impressive track record delivering strategic leadership and integrated communications strategies for major financial services organizations. I excel at defining media and public relations programs that elevate corporate brand and competitive positioning. Throughout my career, I have been recognized as a valued, collaborative partner to executives and business leaders and a designer of communications plans that optimize audience reach and business impact. I am adept at counseling executive leadership and supporting them with media and public engagements, speechwriting, talking points and other thought leadership. I have an MBA and I am a proven, holistic manager of corporate communications, ensuring consistent messaging and alignment with organizational vision and business objectives. HIGHLIGHTS & EXPERIENCE: ✦ 20+ years of experience in capital markets and financial technology (fintech) spanning equity and fixed income, pre- and post-trade, listed and OTC, and primary and secondary markets ✦ Ten year tenure of corporate communications leadership at IHS Markit (previously Markit) ✦ Led communications for more than 30 M&A transactions ✦ Founded and ran successful PR boutique specializing in financial services for 7 years ✦ Held agency-side roles at Ketchum and Fleishman-Hillard ✦ MBA AREAS OF EXPERTISE: ✦ Communication Strategy ✦ Crisis & Issues Management ✦ Mergers & Acquisitions ✦ Media Relations/Public Relations ✦ Speeches/Op-Eds/Blogs ✦ Executive Communications ✦ Digital/Social Media Communications ✦ Internal Communications ✦ Brand/Product Messaging