Markit Expands Executive Team
Markit has appointed Shane Akeroyd to its executive team. Akeroyd joined Markit this week as executive vice president and co-head of global sales and marketing. Akeroyd will share responsibility for Markit’s global sales and marketing division with Mike Rushmore, executive vice president. Akeroyd has over 20 years of sales experience, having previously worked at RBC Capital Markets where he was head of global debt markets distribution and a member of the executive management team. Prior to RBC, Akeroyd was vice chair, capital market sales at TD Securities, responsible for European, Asian and Australian sales.