Guest blogger Jonathan Horton, global director of change management at FTSE Russell, discusses what makes a great index. He describes FTSE’s unique approach, and suggests that organizations look under the hood of index construction to determine what indexes align best with their goals.
Guest blogger Jonathan Horton is global head of change management and interim chief data officer for the Information Services Division of the London Stock Exchange Group, which includes global index provider FTSE Russell. Mr. Horton first joined FTSE Group in 1995 as a consultant and rejoined the firm in 2009, first as global head of marketing and then as FTSE’s chief operating officer. In recent years, he has served as president of FTSE North America, global head of FTSE’s Exchange Traded Products Group, chief marketing officer for FTSE, and after the acquisition of Russell Indexes in 2014, global head of Integration, Governance and Risk for the Information Services Division and FTSE Russell. Mr. Horton has earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Liverpool and an M.B.A. from the London Business School.