McGraw Hill Financial has apponted Robert Easton as chief compliance officer, effective May 26. Easton will report to General Counsel Lucy Fato.

Easton is to join McGraw Hill Financial from the New York State Department of Financial Services, where, as Executive Deputy Superintendent of the Insurance Division, he has overseen the regulation of more than 1,600 insurance companies operating in the state, and formulated policy on issues of national and global import. 

Previously, he served as deputy general counsel, chief compliance officer, and risk manager at Integro Insurance Brokers, and as deputy superintendent and general counsel of the former New York State Department of Insurance.