NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that Thérèse Esperdy has been elected as a member of the Company’s Board, effective as of March 1, 2019. Ms. Esperdy also has been elected to the Board’s Audit, Governance & Nominating and Compensation & Human Resources Committees. With the election of Ms. Esperdy, Moody’s Board will now consist of ten directors.
“Thérèse’s extensive experience in banking and financial services brings strong domain knowledge to our board,” said Henry McKinnell, Jr., PhD, Chairman, Moody’s Corporation. “We look forward to benefitting from her diverse market perspective and financial acumen.”
Ms. Esperdy, 58, has over three decades of experience in banking and financial services. Most recently, she served as Global Chairman of the Financial Institutions Group for JPMorgan Chase. She previously held other leadership positions at JPMorgan Chase, including Co-Head of Banking for Asia Pacific and Head of Global Debt Capital Markets. She began her career in banking at Lehman Brothers.
Ms. Esperdy currently serves on the boards of Imperial Brands and National Grid.
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