NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) announces the appointment of Michael Dean to the role of managing director within KBRA’s Issuer Relations group.
Dean will focus on KBRA’s asset-backed securities business development effort. Prior to joining KBRA, Dean spent 25 years at Fitch Ratings where he was a managing director and co-head of the ABS group in North America. There he was responsible for supervising a team of credit analysts, developed and maintained global and regional criteria for ABS sectors, and produced market research. Prior to that, Dean was a managing director for research and media, where he developed Fitch research publications guidelines, supervised a research team, and oversaw distribution. Michael began his career as a reporter for The Daily Journal. Dean holds a B.A. in communications from Temple University.
“We are pleased to have Mike join the KBRA team as he brings with him a vast amount of ABS market knowledge,” said Jim Nadler, President and CEO of KBRA.
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