Lou Eccleston

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Lou Eccleston
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Occupation Chairman, S&P Dow Jones Indices; President, S&P Capital IQ
Employer McGraw-Hill Financial
Location New York
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Lou Eccleston is the chief executive officer of TMX Group Limited. He started in that role on Nov. 3, 2014, succeeding Tom Kloet. He is also a member of the board of directors.[1]

He was previously president of S&P Capital IQ, a real-time data provider, and chairman of S&P Dow Jones Indices, the benchmark index licensing firm jointly owned by McGraw-Hill and CME Group.[2] He was named to the two positions within McGraw-Hill Financial when the company formed in 2012.[3] He left McGraw Hill Financial in July 2014.


Eccleston joined Standard & Poor's Corp. in 2008 as executive managing director of fixed income risk management. Before joining S&P, he was chairman and CEO of Pivot Inc., a technology company serving financial market professionals.[4]

Previously, Eccleston spent five years at Thomson Financial, where he served in a number of roles including president of global sales, marketing and services, and president of the banking and brokerage division. He also spent 14 years as a managing director for Bloomberg, L.P..


Eccleston earned a BA in Economics from Drew University in 1979 and an MBA in Finance in 1983 from La Salle University.


  1. TMX Group Limited Appoints Lou Eccleston as Chief Executive Officer. TMX Group.
  2. CME-McGraw-Hill Launch S&P-Dow Jones. Zachs.
  3. Lou Eccleston. McGraw-Hill Financial.
  4. About Pivot. Pivot Inc..