Argus appoints Matthew Burkley as Chief Operating Officer

Global commodity price reporting and news agency Argus has appointed Matthew Burkley as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of its group of companies, effective Monday 18 September 2017.

Before joining Argus, Matthew was Chief Executive Officer for leading commodity data and intelligence provider Genscape. Matthew joined Genscape in 2011, where he focused on product innovation, international expansion and asset class growth. 

Prior to his role at Genscape, Matthew was Chief Financial Officer and President of the Sales and Trading group at media and information firm Thomson Reuters, having led a number of other business and functional units at the company. 

Matthew has a bachelor’s degree in political economy from Colorado College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. 

“We are delighted that Matthew is joining us,” Argus Chairman and Chief Executive Adrian Binks said. “His expertise in data and insight provision is very relevant to our business. Argus is expanding rapidly and Matthew will play a key role in helping drive this growth.” 

Matthew said: “I am very excited to be joining Argus to help drive the expansion of the business. I am very impressed by the customer focus, commitment to excellence and continuous innovation of the Argus organisation.”