IHS Markit Names Andrew Aziz Global Head of Markit Analytics

Azizi comes to IHS Markit from IBM.


Aziz will be responsible for running business, product and research and development functions at Markit Analytics, which provides capital markets analytics and risk solutions.

Prior to joining IHS Markit, Aziz led strategy, quantitative analytics and research for IBM's risk analytics division. He also held senior executive management functions at analytics provider Algorithmics before it was acquired by Fitch Group and then IBM.

"As firms address evolving regulatory requirements, the need for versatile and high performance risk analytics tools is growing," said Yaacov Mutnikas, executive vice president for financial market technologies at IHS Markit, in a statement. "Andrew will play an important role in looking at how we continue to deliver innovative capital markets analytics and risk solutions that help firms comply and remain competitive."


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