Executive Director - ECR Commercial Lead APAC
Hong Kong - Lee Garden Two Singapore - Marina View
Economics & Country Risk uses a broad foundation of economic, industry, commodity and risk data to build predictive models and provide insight and expertise to enable clients to identify growth opportunities in new markets, plan accurately, and manage risk.
We partner with companies to help them identify new trends, size growth opportunities, monitor risk and opportunity, conduct market assessments, plan for alternate scenarios and secure their business continuity.
Our solutions enable clients to better allocate resources, capitalize on change and build robust growth plans.
The Economics & Country Risk group at IHS Markit is seeking a Commercial Leader to grow revenue in the APAC region. This position is at the Executive Director level and will serve as ECR’s APAC leader for all aspects of the business.
The position will report to the VP- Commercial Leader for ECR and have dotted line reporting to the ECR Global Head of Sales.
While this role will not initially have direct reports, all ECR APAC-based teams, including data, research and Sales, will have dotted line reporting the APAC Commercial Leader.
Success in this role will be measured by revenue generation of the ECR business in APAC. Responsibilities include working with Sales to develop specific go-
to-market strategies, identifying and prioritizing white space, driving and managing strategic regional partnerships, working with Research and the global Product Management team to drive and implement regional specific product strategies, setting a research travel calendar designed to drive sales and focus activities, and working with APAC Marketing teams to design and implement persona-
focused events. Responsibilities will also include supporting Sales on new business and renewal opportunities by giving senior level client presentations and providing overall leadership to ECR members based in APAC.
The person in this role will also be responsible for representing ECR within the larger IHS Markit team in APAC.
The candidate must have :
Background in economics or country risk information a plus
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