Eccleston Makes Shock Exit from Thomson

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Lou Eccleston, president of global sales, marketing and services at Thomson Financial, abruptly left the vendor last week, Inside Market Data has learned.

Eccleston left the vendor last Wednesday, sources tell IMD. According to an internal Thomson memo authored by Thomson Financial chief executive Sharon Rowlands and obtained by IMD, it "was Lou's decision to make a move at this time," and he is leaving "to pursue other opportunities."

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