NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) announced today that Arun Sinha has joined the firm as
Chief Marketing Officer and will be a member of the firm's Executive
In his new position, Mr. Sinha, who reports to Laurent Seyer, Chief
Client Officer, will oversee all marketing and communications functions
globally. He brings more than 25 years of client-oriented marketing
experience to MSCI with a proven track record of developing
relationships and solutions for customers that drive demand.
Most recently, Mr Sinha served as Chief Marketing Officer of J.P. Morgan
Global Wealth Management. Prior to J.P. Morgan, he held Chief Marketing
and Communication Officer roles at Zurich Insurance Group and Pitney
"Arun's proven ability to deliver a client-focused vision and strategies
makes him the right leader to transform our marketing organization and
put the customer at the center of our growth strategy," said Laurent
Seyer, Chief Client Officer, MSCI. "He will make a considerable
contribution to strengthening our distribution model and
go-to-market strategies in support of client engagement and client
Mr Sinha has received numerous awards and recognition, including Chief
Marketing Officer of the Year by the CMO Institute, Marketer of the Year
by the Direct Marketing Association and Top Marketer of the Year for two
consecutive years by B2B Magazine. He has been a Lecturer and Senior
Faculty Fellow at Yale School of Management since 2011 and is a frequent
speaker on industry trends and a published author, including the highly
acclaimed, Sweet Spot: How to Maximize Marketing
for Business Growth.
He holds a Master's degree from Michigan State University, a Master's in
Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication in New Delhi,
India, and a Bachelor of Arts from St. Xavier's College, University of
For more than 45 years, MSCI's research-based indexes and analytics have
helped the world's leading investors build and manage better portfolios.
Clients rely on our offerings for deeper insights into the drivers of
performance and risk in their portfolios, broad asset class coverage and
innovative research. Our line of products and services includes indexes,
analytical models, data, real estate benchmarks and ESG research.
MSCI serves 97 of the top 100 largest money managers, according to the
most recent P&I ranking. For more information, visit us at www.msci.com.
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