Julie Martin to lead North American OEM Sales

IHS Markit welcomes Julie Martin to lead North American
OEM Sales

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. February 1, 2021- IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a
world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions,
welcomes Julie Martin to the organization as Vice President of OEM
Sales in North America, bringing diverse automotive experiences, a
strong collaborative, process driven leadership style and an
intense customer focus to deepen connections across our OEM client

Martin joins the organization with significant leadership
experience in sales and procurement from Ford Motor Company,
Visteon and Hella, spanning a 30+ year career in the automotive
industry. At Ford and Visteon, she was responsible for developing
the supply base and purchasing strategies across multiple
commodities. At Hella, she served as Head of Purchasing for
electronics, leading production and non-production purchasing as
well as supplier quality for Hella’s electronics plants in North
America. Julie was named a corporate Vice President of Sales at
Hella in 2014, with global responsibility for lighting and
electronics products.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Julie to our team,” said David Flynn,
executive VP of sales for the Automotive business at IHS Markit.
“Her experience will help us further develop and align with our OEM
clients to provide strategic counsel and solutions to meet business
objectives in this dynamic environment. Julie’s leadership and
engagement with our team and our customer base will be a
significant asset as we grow our business by adding deeper insight
and value to the market.”

Martin was honored by Automotive News in 2015 as one of the top
100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry. She holds a
bachelor’s degree in Materials and Logistics Management from
Michigan State University and also is a member of the Executive
Advisory Council of AWAF (Automotive Women’s Alliance

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