Fitch Ratings named Gloria Aviotti as the new head of the U.S. structured finance group in New York, assuming management responsibilities for all U.S.-based structured finance rating groups. Aviotti takes over the duties of Douglas Murray, who moved over to head Fitch's structured finance business development group earlier this year.'' Aviotti reports to Fitch President and CEO Stephan Joynt.
Lynne Gochanour has joined law firm Chapman and Cutler, as a partner in the lease finance group. Gochanour joins from Vedder Price, where she worked on aviation finance transactions. In addition to her aircraft finance expertise, Gochanour also has experience in large equipment financings, including sea vessels, rolling stock freight cars, containers and manufacturing facilities.