President, S&P Global Mobility
Edouard Tavernier is the President of S&P Global Mobility, a division of S&P Global that operates a portfolio of leading information and technology products for the automotive sector and operates under several brands including CARFAX and automotiveMastermind. He is a member of S&P Global’s Executive Committee.
Edouard was appointed senior vice president and head of the IHS Markit Transportation division in 2016. Under Edouard’s leadership the transportation division, which comprised information businesses serving the automotive, maritime and trade and aerospace & defense sectors, expanded significantly through organic growth and through strategic acquisitions, including those of automotiveMastermind and Carproof.
Previously, Edouard was appointed head of IHS’s Automotive business in 2012. He led the acquisition and integration of Polk & Co. in 2013. He also served at IHS in several product leadership roles after joining the company in 2009.
Before joining IHS Markit, Mr. Tavernier held leadership positions at LexisNexis, including head of LexisNexis’ Client Development businesses in Europe, Canada and Latin America, and head of product management for Lexis Nexis’ Global Practice Management Solutions. Prior to this, he held management positions at Global Insight, World Markets Research Center and United Business Media. He also worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and BNP Paribas.
Edouard holds a master’s degree in Business Studies from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in France.