Former S&P Capital IQ chief Lou Eccleston is heading to Canada to join TMX Group as its new chief executive officer. In this role he’ll oversee a range of multi-asset class exchanges in Canada, including the Toronto Stock Exchange, the Canadian Depository for Securities, and the Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corp. amongst others.
Prior to S&P, Lou was with Thomson Financial for four years as president of global sales, marketing and services. He’s perhaps best known for his work at Bloomberg over 15 years including as managing director. He’ll join in TMX in November.
His role at S&P Capital IQ is currently being filled by acting president Imogen Dillon Hatcher who’s new to the company, originally joining From FTSE Group in April in a newly created role of Chief Commercial Officer.