IHS Names Rich Walker Executive Vice President-Global Finance and Todd Hyatt Senior Vice President, Chief Financial and IT

  IHS Names Rich Walker Executive Vice President-Global Finance and Todd Hyatt
  Senior Vice President, Chief Financial and IT Officer

Business Wire

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- January 8, 2013

IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics,
today announced that Rich Walker has been named Executive Vice
President-Global Finance and Todd Hyatt Senior Vice President, Chief Financial
and IT Officer.

Walker continues to lead the IHS global finance organization, corporate
development and acquisition integration efforts. Hyatt will manage the IHS
global accounting and financial planning and analysis (FP&A) teams, and
continue his responsibilities leading the company's worldwide IT operations.

“We are organizing our global finance team to deliver on our strategy and our
investments and to take advantage of the enhancements that the nearing
completion of our Vanguard program is bringing to IHS,” said IHS Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer Jerre Stead. “With approximately 70 percent of our
business now being processed through Vanguard - our single financial, sales
and order-to-cash system - and the remaining scheduled for completion this
year, this is an appropriate time to realign our global finance and IT
operations in support of our continued growth.

“Todd's extensive experience in finance, where he has spent a significant
portion of his career, in combination with his experience leading both our IT
organization and our Vanguard program will help us maximize the effectiveness
of our new platform.”

Hyatt will report to Walker and continue as a member of the IHS executive
leadership team. Walker continues to report to Stead.

Walker was named Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer in August
2011. He joined IHS in December 2006 and had served as Senior Vice President
and Chief Strategy Officer since March 2011, with prior leadership
responsibility in strategy, marketing, corporate development and alliances.

Hyatt was named Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer in October
2011 leading the company's worldwide IT operations. He served as Senior Vice
President of the Vanguard program starting in 2010 and was Senior Vice
President-Financial Planning & Analysis from 2007-2010. He also served as
Chief Financial Officer for the company's engineering segment from 2005-2007.
Prior to joining IHS, Hyatt held leadership roles in public accounting,
corporate finance and private equity across a variety of industries.

About IHS (www.ihs.com)
IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in
critical areas that shape today's business landscape. Businesses and
governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the
comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery
methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed
and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly
traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in
Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth
and employs more than 6,000 people in 31 countries around the world.

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IHS Inc.
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