New role created in response to increased demand for trusted news in turbulent geopolitical environment.
LONDON, UK/NEW YORK, US - Media
OutReach - 10
December 2019 - Refinitiv
has appointed Richard Mably as Head of News Performance to enhance the value of
Refinitiv's extensive news coverage to help power and advance the
is the largest distributor of news to the global financial community, with more
news sources than any other provider and over 40,000 customers in approximately
appointment will enhance Refinitiv's role as a distributor of trusted news to
the global financial community. Richard will bring his extensive editorial
experience to Refinitiv, with a remit to identify and invest in the most
valuable news to customers.
extensive journalistic and editorial experience across some of the world's
leading news agencies, with 25 years at Reuters across a number of roles,
including EMEA editor and global editor for financial markets and commodities.
He has also held roles at AP-Dow Jones and Platts.
has invested heavily to expand news coverage on the Refinitiv Data Platform in
response to demands from customers for market moving insight across the globe.
Refinitiv now carries news from over 10,000 sources up from 7,000 thousand
sources two years ago.
editorial experience makes him perfectly placed to maximise the value to Refinitiv's
customers from the Reuters News agreement.
time of global trade wars and critical elections shaped by intense political
discourse, trusted news is more important to the financial community than ever
before," says David Craig, CEO of Refinitiv.
participants need instant access to high quality news they can trust from a
variety of sources so they can stay ahead of complex, fast-moving and globally
connected markets. Richard's incredible experience as a journalist and editor
will help us to further enrich our news service for customers.
regulations governing news distribution shift in different countries, Richard
will play a key role in our governance around news distribution so we can most
effectively balance the needs of our customers, our commitment to trusted news
and the regulatory requirements we operate under."
customers in approximately 190 countries, Refinitiv already has incredible
global news distribution to connect market participants with trusted
information that moves markets in microseconds," added Richard Mably.
"I'm excited about
working with customers, partners and suppliers to build on Refinitiv's
market-leading news distribution."
Refinitiv is one of the world's largest providers of financial markets
data and infrastructure, serving over 40,000 institutions in approximately 190
countries. It provides leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open
data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets
community - driving performance in trading, investment, wealth management,
regulatory compliance, market data management, enterprise risk and fighting