Tom Schiller has joined Morningstar as Managing Director of Client Solutions, Asia-Pacific. In this newly created role, Schiller is responsible for leveraging Morningstar’s presence in the region to develop new business opportunities and client-focused solutions to meet the needs of investors in Asia-Pacific markets. Schiller is based in Tokyo and reports to Kunal Kapoor, Head of Global Client Solutions for Morningstar.
Before joining Morningstar, Schiller was executive managing director and Asia-Pacific region head for Standard & Poor’s in Tokyo, where he managed the Ratings and Capital IQ divisions.
“We’re pleased to have Tom on board,” Nick Cheung, Chief Executive Officer for Morningstar Asia, said. “Tom has significant experience in Asia-Pacific financial information services, and has deep knowledge of the region and its markets. We hope to leverage his expertise to enhance our offerings for local investors, as well as expand the range of our locally relevant solutions over time.”
Schiller added, “I’m excited about this new role to help meet the unique needs of investors throughout the diverse Asia-Pacific region. The region’s financial markets are still in the early stages of development, and there are many opportunities where Morningstar can help investors navigate the course ahead.”
Schiller worked for Standard & Poor’s for 25 years, mostly in Tokyo. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., a master’s degree in history from the University of Chicago, and a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University in New York City, N.Y.