Former Standard & Poor's chief credit officer Mark Adelson has joined BondFactor as the firm's chief strategy officer. Today is Adelson's first at his new company. He left S&P in August.
Adelson's last stint at the rating agency was as a senior research fellow. He joined S&P in May 2008 as the firm's chief credit officer and was instrumental in strengthening S&P's criteria process. During his stint, Adelson oversaw the development of ratings comparability across sectors and geography, which included the agency's structured finance methodology.