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.”
With 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.