MSCI’s Deborah Yang Named One of Top 100 Influential Women in the European Financial Markets Business Wire LONDON -- October 30, 2013 MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, is pleased to announce that Deborah Yang, Managing Director and Head of the MSCI Index Business in EMEA and India, has been named as one of the Top 100 Influential Women in the European financial markets by Financial News. Deborah Yang, Managing Director and Head of the MSCI Index Business in EMEA and India (Photo: Busine ... Deborah Yang, Managing Director and Head of the MSCI Index Business in EMEA and India (Photo: Business Wire) “Deborah’s inclusion in this year’s FN100 Women is a tremendous achievement, particularly as she has only been in this role since January,” said Baer Pettit, Managing Director and Global Head of the MSCI Index Business. “I have worked with Deborah for many years and this accolade recognizes her true commitment to building better products and services for our clients.” Deborah was selected for the seventh annual FN100 Women from a long list of 350 nominees canvassed from industry participants over the past three months. “I am extremely flattered to have been chosen for the FN100 Women,” said Ms Yang. “Since I relocated to Paris from MSCI’s Hong Kong office in January, I have had the opportunity to meet with hundreds of clients and industry participants. This has given me insight into their needs so that I can work with our highly skilled research and product development teams to bring more innovation to the index market in Europe.” About MSCI MSCI Inc. is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to investors globally, including asset managers, banks, hedge funds and pension funds. MSCI products and services include indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and governance tools. 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