oody's Investors Service added two to its asset-backed commercial paper group. Tom Rizzo joins as an analyst and assistant vice president, focusing on quantitative and arbitrage related programs. Rizzo came over from the former Duff & Phelps (and subsequently from Fitch) where he worked in catastrophe bonds and other insurance-related structured products.
Moody's has also hired Karen Cook as an associate analyst, from the trust services group at Bankers Trust (Deutsche Bank), where she had been for three years. Both new hires started on Tuesday.