MSCI is a leading provider of investment decision support
tools to over 6,000 clients worldwide, ranging from large pension
plans to boutique hedge funds. We offer a range of products and
services - including indexes, portfolio risk and performance
analytics, and ESG data and research - from a number of internationally
recognized brands such as Barra, RiskMetrics and IPD. Located
in 23 countries around the world, and with over 2,600 employees,
MSCI is dedicated to supporting the increasingly complex needs of
the investment community with groundbreaking new products, high
quality data, superior distribution and dedicated client support.
Henry A. Fernandez Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Henry A. Fernandez has served as our Chairman since October 2007 and has served as our Chief Executive Officer (CEO), President and as a director since 1998. Prior to joining us, Mr. Fernandez worked for Morgan Stanley from 1983 to 1991 and from 1994 to 2009, most recently as a Managing Director in the Institutional Equity Division. Mr. Fernandez holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Chris Corrado Chief Information Officer
Robert Qutub Chief Financial Officer
Robert Qutub has served as Chief Financial Officer since August 2012. Prior to joining MSCI, Mr. Qutub worked for Bank of America from 1994 to 2012 in several senior finance positions, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of Consumer and Business Banking. Mr. Qutub holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
C.D. Baer Pettit Head of the Index Business Unit
C.D. Baer Pettit has served as Head of the Index Business Unit since September 2011. Prior to that he served as Head of Client Coverage from 2001 to August 2012 and Head of Marketing from 2005 to August 2012. Prior to joining MSCI, Mr. Pettit worked for Bloomberg L.P. from 1992 to 1999, most recently as Deputy Head of European Sales. Mr. Pettit holds a Master of Arts in history from Cambridge University in England and a Master of Science from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
Scott A. Crum Chief Human Resources Officer
Scott A. Crum (57) has served as the Chief Human Resources Officer since April 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Crum worked for Avon Products, Inc. as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief People Officer from September 2012 to May 2013. From July 2010 to June 2012, Mr. Crum served as Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer of Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc., one of two publicly traded companies formally created when Motorola Inc. split in January 2011. Prior to that, he served as the Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources of ITT Corporation from September 2002 to July 2010.