Mauricio Sant'Anna Joins IHS as Brazil Country Manager

Sant'Anna brings vast experience in regional and channel management for technology, consulting and enterprise software solution businesses

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Mauricio Sant'Anna Joins IHS as Brazil Country Manager

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Mauricio Sant'Anna has been named Brazil country manager for IHS (IHS), the leading global provider of insight and information covering critical areas across the global supply chain including energy, chemicals, automotive, electronics, economics, shipping, defense and security, as well as sustainability. In that role, Sant'Anna is responsible for the IHS sales strategy, operations and execution for all products and services for IHS Brazil.

A native of Brazil with more than 20 years of sales management and business development experience representing leading global providers of information technology and solutions for energy companies and other industries, Sant'Anna brings a wealth of technical and leadership experience to his new role.

Said Sant'Anna, “I am excited to join IHS, which is such a critical provider of insight and analysis to so many of the key companies and industries here in Brazil, including energy, petrochemicals, and automotive. Brazil is experiencing very positive economic growth and development, and it is exciting to be able to help our customers expand their businesses and further their strategies for growth, while at the same time, helping them address challenges such as cost containment and risk management.”

Prior to joining IHS, Sant'Anna served as director at Gartner Brazil, a leading information technology research and advisory company, where he oversaw business development for the mining and media industries. Before joining Gartner in 2011, he also served as director of Latin America for TIBCO software, a provider of enterprise software solutions, and he supported the oil and gas industry as director for South America at SAS Institute, a respected global provider of business intelligence and predictive analytics software.

“We are extremely pleased to have someone of Mauricio’s caliber and expertise leading our sales organization and outreach in Brazil,” said Fredrick “Fritz” Smith, senior vice president of sales and customer care for the Americas at IHS. “Mauricio brings a unique skillset to IHS — he is extremely knowledgeable regarding the opportunities and challenges our customers face in Brazil. He truly has a talent for leading people and aligning our portfolio to facilitate solutions for our customers.”

Sant'Anna earned his undergraduate degree in computer science from the Universidad Estacio de Sa’ in 1992, and his MBA in business management from IBMEC in 2000, which has been named the best business institution in Brazil by the Financial Times.

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IHS (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 8,000 people in 31 countries around the world.

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