FTSE Russell appoints Latin America regional lead to enhance its presence
FTSE Russell today announced that Jesus Togno has joined the firm to lead business development and client relationships in Latin America. Based in the firm’s Mexico City office, Togno will focus on managing and growing relationships across the region for FTSE Russell indexes, data, market information and tools.
Brian Rosenberg – Managing Director, Head of Americas Sales, FTSE Russell:
“FTSE Russell is focused on growing the business in Latin America, and we are pleased to have Jesus lead our efforts in the region. His industry and market knowledge, along with strong client relationship management experience, will be highly valuable as we expand our business in the region.”
Togno brings a strong mix of industry and regional experience to FTSE Russell. He spent eight years at global index provider MSCI, where he was VP of MSCI’s equity index business for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean and, before this, was the head of Americas index client service.
He started his career in strategic planning and process engineering roles in the Mexican manufacturing industry, and has more than a decade of experience in strategic planning and business development. Togno received an MBA from Universidad Virtual Tec de Monterrey in Mexico.
Jesus Togno – Regional Director, Latin America, FTSE Russell:
“As a global index provider, FTSE Russell offers clients in Latin America a breadth of resources and expertise. This is an attractive opportunity to build upon FTSE Russell’s strong presence in the region and identify additional ways to grow the business, working closely with clients and partners on the ground.”
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About FTSE Russell:
FTSE Russell is a leading global index provider creating and managing a wide range of indexes, data and analytic solutions to meet client needs across asset classes, style and strategies. Covering 98% of the investable market, FTSE Russell indexes offer a true picture of global markets, combined with the specialist knowledge gained from developing local benchmarks around the world.
FTSE Russell index expertise and products are used extensively by institutional and retail investors globally. Approximately $16 trillion is currently benchmarked to FTSE Russell indexes. For over 30 years, leading asset owners, asset managers, ETF providers and investment banks have chosen FTSE Russell indexes to benchmark their investment performance and create investment funds, ETFs, structured products and index-based derivatives. FTSE Russell indexes also provide clients with tools for asset allocation, investment strategy analysis and risk management.
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