Fitch Ratings has hired Melissa Tessier as a senior director for structured credit business development. The firm also promoted Jeremy Carter to head of European and Asian structured credit.
Tessier comes to Fitch after working on the structured credit syndicate desk at Bank of America beginning in 2006. Before that, she spent six years at Axa Investment Managers in Paris, first in high yield fund management and later within the CDO structuring/market division.
Tessier will report to Karen Skinner, managing director and head of structured finance business development for EMEA.
Carter replaces Phil McDuell and will report to Ian Linnell, group managing director and head of structured finance for EMEA.