WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Jan 18, 2012) - Frontier Strategy Group ("FSG"), a leading provider of decision-critical information to senior executives responsible for emerging markets, announced the appointment of Richard Leggett, 44, as Chief Executive Officer of the firm.
Leggett, who will be based in FSG's Washington D.C. headquarters, is a recognized leader who brings 20 years of global information and financial services experience to FSG.
"Rich's unique background in information services and international management make him the right leader for FSG," said Alex Gorbansky, Co-Founder and Chairman of the firm. "His vision and extensive executive experience will help take FSG to the next level as we grow and expand globally. Most importantly, Rich is a great fit with FSG's culture."
Most recently, Leggett served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Business Intelligence Advisors (BIA), an independent investment research, advisory and analytics firm. Prior to BIA, Mr. Leggett ran the ISS Business Unit at RiskMetrics Group following its acquisition of the Center for Financial Research and Analysis (CFRA), a leading independent research firm where he was President and Chief Executive Officer. Earlier in his career, Mr. Leggett served as a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in New York and London in both the equity research and investment banking divisions.
"I have been incredibly impressed by the business and market position established at FSG. I am thrilled to join the company and to have the opportunity to lead an incredible team as we write the next chapter in the firm's already successful history," said Richard Leggett. "We are fortunate to work with some of the world's most important companies in helping them develop and execute their strategies for the emerging markets."
About Frontier Strategy Group
Frontier Strategy Group (FSG) is a leading provider of data and decision-support on emerging markets. Founded in 2005, FSG helps senior executives operating in emerging markets make better and faster decisions through a unique subscription offering. Over 200 leading multinationals such as The Coca-Cola Company, Johnson & Johnson, Proctor & Gamble and Microsoft leverage proprietary insight from their senior executive peers, world-renowned expert advisors and FSG's analyst teams. FSG is headquartered in Washington D.C. with regional offices in Singapore, London, Miami and New York. Follow FSG on Twitter at www.twitter.com/frontierstrtgrp.