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Martin Gijssel

Chief Commercial Officer, S&P Global Platts

Martin Gijssel is Chief Commercial Officer of S&P Global Platts, a division of S&P Global and the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Martin is responsible for Platts commercial teams spanning sales, marketing & events, customer services and operations. He is a member of the Platts Operating Committee.

Martin joined Platts in August 2017 and counts over 25 years of market data experience. Before joining Platts, Martin spent two years as CEO of VWD, the European provider of information and technology solutions for asset and asset-liability management, retail, private banking and wealth management, leading the company’s strategic direction.

Prior to that, Martin spent 17 years at FactSet in a number of senior roles, including SVP and Managing Director of International Investment Management, where he drove customer penetration and expanded the company’s global footprint on the buyside across the international investment community in Europe and Asia. He was also Managing Director of FactSet in Europe and Sales Director, Europe and Business Development Manager, Europe.

Before joining FactSet in 1997, Martin spent eight years in a number of senior roles at Datastream Ltd., now part of Thomson Reuters, including Director, Benelux, Switzerland, Nordics and Southern Europe. Martin began his career at AMRO bank.