Moody’s Risk Management Services (MRMS) announced that John M. Burton has joined the company as Vice President, Asia Pacific Market Manager. John will carry the responsibility for MRMS’s sales in the north Asia marketplace and will be located in Hong Kong. John has held senior positions with IBM both in Sydney and Singapore. His last role was managing director of a local Sydney firm. John has also held positions in FISERV’s International CBS division. Until accepting the role with Moody’s and moving to Hong Kong, John was on the Board of Directors of Intech Credit Union Ltd., in Sydney.
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