Robert Ashe - MSCI Independent Director

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MSCI -- USA Stock  

Fiscal Quarter End: March 31, 2020  

Mr. Robert G. Ashe was appointed Lead Independent Director of the Company effective April 30, 2018. Mr. Ashe retired from IBM Corporationrationration in January 2012, where he had most recently served as General Manager of Business Analytics from 2010 to 2012 and before that as General Manager of Business Intelligence and Performance Management since 2008, following IBMs acquisition of Cognos Inc., a Canadian provider of business intelligence and performance management products. Mr. Ashe worked for Cognos from 1984 to 2008 holding various executive positions, including most recently President and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to 2008, President and Chief Operating Officer from 2002 to 2004 and Chief Corporationrationrate Officer from 2001 to 2002, during a portion of which time he also served as Chief Financial Officer. He also held various Senior Vice President positions in Worldwide Field Operations, Products and Application Development Tools from 1996 to 2001. Prior to that, he held various Vice President roles within Product.
Age: 59  Director Since 2018      
212 804-3900  www.msci.com
Ashe retired from IBM in 2012 as the General Manager of the Business Analytics division. Prior to joining IBM, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Cognos, a provider of business intelligence and performance management software that was acquired by IBM in 2008. Before becoming the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ashe held a number of other key roles at Cognos, including President, Chief Corporationrationrationrate Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Senior Vice President of Research & Development. In addition to serving on the MSCI Board, he also serves on the boards of Halogen Software and ServiceSource International Inc. . He is a Chartered Accountant.

Management Efficiency

The company currently holds 2.76 B in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 680.3 indicating the company may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations. MSCI has Current Ratio of 1.82 which is within standard range for the sector.

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Company Summary

MSCI Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides investment decision support tools for the clients to manage their investment processes worldwide. MSCI Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in New York, New York. MSCI operates under Financial Data Stock Exchanges classification in USA and is traded on BATS Exchange. It employs 3396 people.MSCI (MSCI) is traded on BATS Exchange in USA. It is located in 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 49th Floor, New York, NY 10007, United States and employs 3,396 people. MSCI is listed under Business Services category by Fama And French industry classification.

MSCI Leadership Team

Russell Read, Managing Director and Global Head of Client SolutionsView
Jacques Perold, Independent DirectorView
Diana Tidd, Managing Director and Head of Americas Index Bus.esView
Catherine Kinney, Independent DirectorView
Jay Penn, Head of Investor RelationsView
Alice Handy, Independent DirectorView
Wayne Edmunds, Independent DirectorView
Robert Hale, Independent DirectorView
Henry Fernandez, Chairman, CEO and PresView
Benjamin DuPont, Independent DirectorView
Peter Zangari, Head - Portfolio Management Analytics Product LineView
Remy Briand, Head of Research and Managing DirectorView
Jigar Thakkar, CTO and Head of EngineeringView
Richard Napolitano, Principal Accounting Officer and Global ControllerView
Linda Riefler, Independent DirectorView
Kathleen Winters, CFOView
Patrick Tierney, Independent DirectorView
Carroll Pettit, COOView
Jorge Mina, Head - AnalyticsView
George Siguler, Independent DirectorView
Laurent Seyer, Managing Director & Global Head of Client CoverageView
Jennifer Mak, Global Controller and Head of Finance OperationsView
Arun Sinha, Chief Marketing OfficerView
Robert Ashe, Independent DirectorView
Wendy Lane, Independent DirectorView
Marcus Smith, Independent DirectorView
Robert Qutub, CFOView
Stephen Davidson, Head - Investor RelationsView
Linda Huber, CFO, TreasurerView
Andrew Wiechmann, Interim CFO, TreasurerView
Rodolphe Vallee, Lead Independent DirectorView
Scott Crum, Chief Human Resources OfficerView

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