Tue. Sep 27th, 2022


Rechtin will lead editorial efforts in transforming S&P
Global Mobility insights

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (August 15, 2022) – S&P
Global Mobility, a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) and a
world leader in data, technology, and expertise, today announced it
has hired award-winning journalist, analyst, and editor Mark
Rechtin for the newly created role of Executive Director and
Executive Editor.

Rechtin brings three decades of automotive editorial experience
to the new role, having worked for 20 years at Automotive
News
covering the Asian OEM presence in the U.S. market, as
well as the rise of Tesla. Rechtin also led Consumer
Reports’
automotive team, transforming how the organization
analyzed data editorially. Most recently, he was editor-in-chief of
MotorTrend.

Rechtin is the recipient of numerous prestigious honors for his
prescient and detailed dissection of the auto industry, capped by
the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award for his
previous work.

Rechtin will be part of the automotive leadership team and will
report to Kristen Balasia, vice president of consulting, S&P
Global Mobility.

Joe LaFeir, president, Automotive Insights, S&P Global
Mobility, said, “I’m delighted to bring Mark on board during the
industry’s transformative period into electrification, autonomy,
and mobility. Mark’s exceptional understanding and knowledge of the
industry – from R&D and product development, to sales and
marketing and service, to supplier and dealer business, will
provide significant value for our clients moving forward. His
ability to lead the editorial analysis of competitive market trends
will be essential to enriching S&P Global Mobility’s client
interactions and distilling our authoritative voice.”

Rechtin added, “It is a thrill to join S&P Global Mobility,
unquestionably the leader in syndicated automotive data and
analytics. This is a critical time when the industry is
transitioning legacy business models into dynamic new solutions. I
look forward to helping transform S&P Global Mobility insight
and information into editorial guidance that helps drive engagement
and catalyzes S&P Global Mobility’s clients across the value
chain – from OEMs to suppliers and retail clients.”

Rechtin will be based in Los Angeles and work with S&P
Global Mobility clients worldwide.

About S&P Global Mobility

At S&P Global Mobility, we provide invaluable insights
derived from unmatched automotive data, enabling our customers to
anticipate change and make decisions with conviction. Our expertise
helps them to optimize their businesses, reach the right consumers,
and shape the future of mobility. We open the door to automotive
innovation, revealing the buying patterns of today and helping
customers plan for the emerging technologies of tomorrow.

S&P Global Mobility is a division of S&P Global (NYSE:
SPGI). S&P Global is the world’s foremost provider of credit
ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global
capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our
offerings, we help many of the world’s leading organizations
navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow,
today. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/mobility.



This article was published by S&P Global Mobility and not by S&P Global Ratings, which is a separately managed division of S&P Global.



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