President, S&P Global Platts
Saugata is President 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. He is responsible for the division’s Operating Committee and overseeing its strategy, performance and offerings.
In prior roles at the company, Saugata was the Chief Financial Officer of two of S&P Global’s technology-driven, data, benchmarks, and analytics divisions: S&P Global Market Intelligence and S&P Global Platts. Prior to that, Saugata led financial planning & analyses (FP&A) and corporate strategy for the company; managed operations and finance for the central technology group; led integration program for a large acquisition; and led the strategy team at S&P Global’s Ratings division.
Previously, Saugata was a consultant at McKinsey & Co.’s New York office where he led client engagements focused on strategy, M&A, corporate finance, and on improving operations across a range of industries, with particular emphasis on financial services.
Before joining McKinsey, Saugata spent seven years at The Godrej Group, a diversified conglomerate in Mumbai, India. At the Godrej Group, Saugata led sales teams, supply chain re-engineering projects, and worked at the office of the Group Chairman.
Saugata holds a bachelor of science degree in Economics, with Honors, from St. Xavier’s College in Kolkata, India; a post-graduate diploma in finance & marketing from the Xavier Institute of Management in Bhubaneswar, India; and a master of business administration degree from Harvard Business School, where he was a George F. Baker Scholar.