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KBRA Appoints New Managing Director

Movers and Shakers BHKroll Bond Rating Agency [1] (KBRA), established in 2010 with the hope of restoring faith in credit ratings by offering transparent, accurate ratings, announced in January that it was appointing Stevyn Schutzman to the position of Managing Director of the firm’s Corporates group.

Schutzman has accumulated nearly 30 years of experience working in the corporate environment for Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Salomon Brothers, and Exxon Research and Engineering, where he began his career by taking a position as a Research Consultant.

He was most recently employed by RBC Capital Markets, LLC. He has held a number of prestigious positions at RBC, including: Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, Chief Global Macro Strategist, and Global Head of Fixed Income and Currencies Strategy and Research. Schutzman graduated with a bachelors degree from Stony Brook University and received his masters degree at NYU.

Van Hesser, Senior Managing Director of Corporates at KBRA, expressed his approval of Schutzman's hiring. “Steve brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to KBRA and we are excited to have him join on our team as we continue to expand into the Corporates market," he said.