Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has elected Bruce Van Saun to its board of directors effective March 1, 2016. Bruce will serve as a member of the board’s Audit and Governance and Compensation committees.
Mr. Van Saun, 58, has 30 years of leadership experience in the financial services sector. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Financial Group, Inc., a retail and commercial bank. He is currently a director of the franchise board of Lloyd’s of London, with his term expiring on May 31, 2016. Previously, he served as Finance Director and as a member of the board of directors for RBS Group, and in senior roles with Bank of New York and Bank of New York Mellon, including as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer.
“Bruce brings a wealth of diverse executive and board experience gained during his accomplished career in global banking and financial services, and we are pleased to welcome him to Moody’s board,” said Henry McKinnell, Jr., Chairman, Moody’s Corporation.
Mr. Van Saun previously held senior positions with Deutsche Bank, Wasserstein Perella Group and Kidder Peabody & Co. He is also a member of The Clearing House supervisory board.