Executive Leadership

Our Global Leadership is committed to accelerating the pace of innovation

Jerre Stead

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Jerre is Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Clarivate plc. Jerre served as CEO of Churchill Capital Corp until its merger with Clarivate in May 2019.

Mukhtar Ahmed

President, Science Group

Mukhtar Ahmed has been President, Science Group of the Company since September 2019. He joined the Company in January 2018 as President of Life Sciences.

Jas Chahal

Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel

Jas Chahal joined Clarivate in July 2021 as Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel. She has over 25 years of corporate, commercial and legal experience, gained working for a range of diversified industries and US listed companies.

Richard Hanks

Chief Financial Officer

Richard joined Clarivate in March 2017 as its Chief Financial Officer where he manages the global financial organization and leads the development and execution of the company’s fiscal strategies.

Steen Lomholt-Thomsen

Chief Revenue Officer

Steen Lomholt-Thomsen joined Clarivate in August 2021 as Chief Revenue Officer. He has over 25 years of experience in both EMEA and global sales leadership and executive general management positions having previously held positions with IBM, HP, IHS Markit and most recently AVEVA.

Stefano Maestri

Chief Technology Officer

Stefano Maestri joined Clarivate in August 2020 as our new Chief Technology Officer based in London. Stefano has more than 20 years of technology leadership experience leading technology teams in global organizations within the financial services sector.

Julia Mair

Chief Marketing Officer

Julia is the Chief Marketing Officer for Clarivate, joining in May 2017. Committed to a “customer first” philosophy, Julia was most recently the Chief Marketing Officer at Sterling Talent Solutions, a leading background screening company, where she led global marketing and sales teams in a variety of industries, including media, business services and financial services.

Mike Morhardt

Executive Vice President, Commercial Performance and Operations

Mike joined Clarivate in December 2017 and he is currently EVP, Commercial Performance and Operations.

Kerri Nelson

Chief Operations Officer

Kerri joined Clarivate in June 2020 as its Chief Strategy Officer. She will lead critical strategic initiatives with a focus on customer-facing processes, M&A Integration and Customer Delight. She is responsible for building a “best in class” customer experience.

Armughan Rafat

Chief Data Officer

Armughan Rafat joined Clarivate in August 2018 as Chief Data Officer. In this role, he has responsibility for the global Content Operations and Content Technology functions.

Gordon Samson

President, IP Group

Gordon joined Clarivate in October 2020 with the acquisition of CPA Global, having joined CPA Global in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer.

Julie Wilson

Chief People Officer

Julie joined Clarivate in April 2021 as Chief People Officer with responsibility for global HR strategy, talent development and organization effectiveness.

Tiffani Shaw

Chief of Staff

Tiffani Shaw joins Clarivate in November 2021 as Chief of Staff.