Standard & Poor’s has hired Sue Lait, former European sales director at Thomson Financial in London, to lead sales and support for S&P’s investment services business. Lait spent nine years at Thomson Financial, which she left earlier this year having being only recently promoted to sales head. Prior to that she ran the strategic accounts team at Thomson. At S&P, Lait will be responsible for sales and client management for the vendor’s index, fund and equity data business.
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Former Thomson Sales Head Lait Emerges at Standard & Poor’s
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