Fitch appoints Charles Seville Head of North American Sovereign Ratings

The ratings agency Fitch has announced that Charles Seville has taken up a new role at the company, overseeing the company’s analytical coverage for the US, Canada and the Caribbean.

Having joined the company in 2006, Seville covered sovereign credits in the Middle East and Asia before shifting to Emerging Europe (EE) and the Commonweath of Independent States (CIS). Prior to this, he was a Latin America Analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit, contributing occasionally to The Economist magazine.

Although now based in New York, Seville will report to James McCormack in London. McCormack is Fitch’s Global Head of Sovereign and Supranational Ratings.

Speaking of the appointment, McCormack said: ‘Having assessed sovereign credit worthiness across many different regions, Charles brings great knowledge, experience and analytical insight to this important new role for the sovereign team,”


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