Sari Granat is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel at IHS Markit, a global provider of information, analytics and technology solutions to major industries. She is responsible for the company’s legal, compliance, enterprise risk, information security, information technology and infrastructure functions and leads global teams of more than 800. Sari joined Markit in 2012 and, in the legal and compliance roles she has led since then, saw the firm through its IPO in 2014, its transformational merger of equals with IHS in 2016 and its pending merger with S&P Global.
Before Markit, Sari managed the legal and business development functions at TheMarkets.com LLC. After coordinating the sale of TheMarkets.com business to S&P Financial, she oversaw the divestiture and winding down of the company’s retained operations. She has served in senior legal and strategy positions at various media and technology companies including Dow Jones & Company and Kaplan, Inc., where she led technology strategy for the company. Sari started her career as an associate in the antitrust and competition group at Skadden in New York.
Sari is currently on the board of Opening Act, a not for profit that provides free afterschool theater and improv programs to students in NYC’s most troubled high schools. She also serves on the General Counsel Steering Committee for the National Association of Corporate Counsels and on the CxO advisory board at VMWare.
Sari was honored by Legal Momentum, the women’s legal defense and education fund, at the organization’s 2018 Aiming High event and was a 2020 Recipient of HERoes Women Role Model Executive award (sponsored by Yahoo! Finance).
Sari holds a B.A. in English from Yale University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.