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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report: March 10, 2017

S&P GLOBAL INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

New York 
(State or other
jurisdiction of
incorporation or
organization)

1-1023
(Commission
File No.)
13-1026995
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


55 Water Street, New York, New York 10041
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(212) 438-1000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(d)  On March 10, 2017, the Board of Directors of S&P Global Inc. (the “Company”), acting on the recommendation of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, elected Marco Alverà to serve as a Director of the Company effective March 10, 2017.  The Board expects to appoint Mr. Alverà to one or more committees of the Board following our annual meeting of shareholders. As a Director, Mr. Alverà will be eligible to participate in the Company’s Director Deferred Stock Ownership Plan and Director Deferred Compensation Plan, which are included as exhibits to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 and described in the Company’s Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 14, 2016.  A copy of the press release announcing the election of Mr. Alverà to the Board of Directors is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits 

(c) Exhibits
   
99.1    Press Release issued by S&P Global Inc. dated March 10, 2017












SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Form 8-K Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

S&P Global Inc.
/s/ Katherine J. Brennan        
By:     Katherine J. Brennan
Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel
& Corporate Secretary

Dated: March 10, 2017



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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)

Exhibit



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S&P Global Names Marco Alverà to Board of Directors

NEW YORK, March 10, 2017-S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) announced that its Board of Directors has elected Marco Alverà to its Board, effective immediately.

Mr. Alverà is Chief Executive Officer of Snam S.p.A., a leading European natural gas utility.

“Marco is an accomplished business executive with broad international operations experience,” said Charles E. “Ed” Haldeman, Jr., Chairman of S&P Global. “He is going to be a great asset to the Board.”

“Marco has demonstrated effective leadership across global energy markets, and his experience in the commodity markets will add an insightful voice to our Board, especially with respect to S&P Global Platts’ growth initiatives,” said Douglas L. Peterson, President and Chief Executive Officer of S&P Global. “Marco’s addition further demonstrates our ongoing commitment to bring leaders of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences into the boardroom.”

Before his appointment as CEO of Snam in April 2016, Mr. Alverà worked at Eni, a leading global oil and gas company, in a number of executive roles. These included serving as Executive Vice President for Russia, North Europe and the Americas in the Company's Upstream division and as Chief Executive Officer of Eni Trading and Shipping, which manages all commodity trading and shipping activities for the Company.

Mr. Alverà is a member of the General Council of the Giorgio Cini Foundation in Venice, promoting culture and arts and hosting several high-profile initiatives on international relations.

He has been a board member of Gazprom Neft, the Performance Theatre and Eni Foundation. He was also Vice President of EUROGAS, the European association that brings together the leading international operators in the natural gas sector.

Mr. Alverà holds a degree in Philosophy and Economics from the London School of Economics.

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About S&P Global:
S&P Global is a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. The Company's divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. S&P Global has approximately 20,000 employees in 31 countries. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com.
Contacts:
Chip Merritt
Vice President, Investor Relations
(212) 438-4321 (office)
chip.merritt@spglobal.com

Jason Feuchtwanger
Director, Corporate Media Relations
(212) 438-1247 (office)
(347) 419-4169 (mobile)
jason.feuchtwanger@spglobal.com



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