Fitch Ratings appointed Ben McCarthy as managing director and head of the structured finance group in Asia Pacific.
McCarthy replaces Marjan Van Der Weijden who is returning to Fitch's London office after five years in the Asia Pacific.
Having joined Fitch in 1998, McCarthy has substantial structured finance rating experience. He was head of Fitch's non-Japan Asia structured finance group between 2001 and 2005 and head of Australia and New Zealand structured finance from 2006 to the present.
He is replaced as head of Australia and New Zealand structured finance by Natasha Vojvodic.