IHS appoints new board member

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Business information and analytics firm IHS Inc. said Monday that it has added Jean-Paul Montupet to its board.

Montupet, 64, is chair of the industrial automation business at Emerson Electric Co. and president of Emerson Europe. He is retiring at the end of the year.

IHS said his appointment brings the company's board back to its original number of ten directors.

Montupet also serves on the Boards of Lexmark International, Inc., WABCO Holdings Inc. and Assurant, Inc., and is the non-executive chair of the board at reinsurer PartnerRe Ltd.

Shares of IHS, based in Englewood, Colo., fell 19 cents to close at $91.86.