NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that Melanie Hughes has been appointed Chief Human Resources Officer of the Corporation.
In this role, Ms. Hughes will lead Moody’s global human resources function including recruiting, talent management, organizational development and training to support Moody’s operations and growth.
"Melanie’s strong record of leadership in human resources and talent development will help guide Moody’s as we continue to attract, develop and retain a talented and diverse global workforce to support our growth and the evolving needs of our business,” said Raymond McDaniel, President and Chief Executive Officer of Moody’s.
Ms. Hughes has over 30 years of international experience leading human resource functions and building skilled teams in the financial services, technology, retail and media sectors. Prior to joining Moody's, Ms. Hughes held leadership positions in the US and Europe at companies including American Eagle Outfitters, Tribune, UBS, and Gilt Groupe, and has led strategic initiatives across various aspects of human resources. She also led a consulting practice specializing in strategy, organizational development and building executive teams.
She holds a BSc Psychology from Brunel University in London and an MBA in Strategy and Organizational Behavior from the European Institute for Business Administration (INSEAD), in Fontainebleau, France.
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $3.6 billion in 2016, employs approximately 11,500 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.