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At close: 04:03PM EST
505.90 +12.98 (+2.63%)
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7 World Trade Center
49th Floor 250 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10007
United States

Sector(s)Financial Services
IndustryFinancial Data & Stock Exchanges
Full-time employees4,237

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Henry A. FernandezChairman & CEO2.42MN/A1958
Mr. C. D. Baer PettitPres & COO2.15MN/A1965
Mr. Andrew C. WiechmannChief Financial Officer1.1MN/A1980
Mr. Robert J. GutowskiGen. Counsel986.76kN/A1968
Mr. Scott A. CrumChief HR Officer1.28MN/A1957
Ms. Linda S. HuberExec. Officer3.24MN/A1959
Ms. Jennifer H. MakPrincipal Accounting Officer, Global Controller & Head of Fin. OperationsN/AN/A1975
Mr. Jigar ThakkarCTO & Head of EngineeringN/AN/AN/A
Dr. Peter J. Zangari Ph.D.Global Head of Research & Product Devel.N/AN/A1968
Dr. Tae-Jong Um Ph.D.Managing Director and Head of Korea OperationsN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2020, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


MSCI Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides investment decision support tools for the clients to manage their investment processes worldwide. The company operates through Index, Analytics, and All Other segments. The Index segment primarily provides indexes for use in various areas of the investment process, including indexed product creation, such as ETFs, mutual funds, annuities, futures, options, structured products, over-the-counter derivatives; performance benchmarking; portfolio construction and rebalancing; and asset allocation, as well as licenses GICS and GICS Direct. The Analytics segment offers risk management, performance attribution and portfolio management content, applications, and services that provide clients with an integrated view of risk and return, and an analysis of market, credit, liquidity, and counterparty risk across various asset classes; various managed services, including consolidation of client portfolio data from various sources, review and reconciliation of input data and results, and customized reporting; and HedgePlatform to measure, evaluate, and monitor the risk of hedge fund investments. The All Other – ESG segment provides products and services that help institutional investors understand how environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors impact the long-term risk and opportunities in financial markets; and data and rating products for use in the construction of equity and fixed income indexes and issue index-based investment products, as well as manage, measure, and report on ESG mandates. The All Other – Real Estate segment includes research, reporting, market data, and benchmarking offerings that provide real estate performance analytics for funds, investors, and managers; and business intelligence to real estate owners, managers, developers, and brokers. It serves asset owners and managers, financial intermediaries, and wealth managers. MSCI Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Corporate governance

MSCI Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 26 September 2021 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 4; Board: 5; Shareholder rights: 7; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.