Food for Thoughts: Angler, with Lance Uggla, founder and CEO, Markit

By Andrew Capon
11 Nov 2014

For anyone who works outside the rarefied world of financial markets, Markit might sound like something an errant tomcat gets up to. But after listing his company for $1.5bn on Nasdaq in June just eleven years after founding it in his garden, CEO Lance Uggla is unlikely to be suffering much angst about his choice of name.

His animated conversation suggests the exhilaration of the successful IPO is still to wear off. But, an open necked shirt and easy manner hint that he is pleased to get the grind of a global roadshow, and first set of quarterly results, behind him. Uggla is, however, under ...

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