Moody’s – SVP, Program Management

Leadership Capital Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Baird-Laylin as
SVP, Program Management for Moody’s


Laura Baird-Laylin
SVP, Program Management
Laura comes to Moody’s Investor Services with broad experience and a proven track record of delivering technology solutions for leading financial services enterprises. Laura also has significant experience leading both technology and organizational transformation initiatives in complex global environments.

Most recently, Laura was Vice President of Regional Application Development for MetLife, where she led application development initiatives supporting Group Life Product and Group Administration & Operations strategic business goals. Previously in her career, Laura served a 10 year tenure with Merrill Lynch in various application and technology positions, leading very large strategic, transformational business and technology initiatives. Prior Merrill Lynch, Laura held positions with New York Life Insurance, Great Western Bank, Riggs Bank, and Orbital Sciences Corporation.

Laura graduated Cum Laude from The Colorado College with a Bachelors of Arts degree.

About Moody’s
Moody’s is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. With revenue of $2.2B+ and a global headcount of greater than 4500, Moody’s Corporation provides credit ratings and related research, data, and analytical tools; risk management software; and quantitative credit risk measures, credit portfolio management solutions, and training services in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody’s Investors Service (MIS) and Moody’s Analytics (MA), with the MIS segment publishing credit ratings on a range of debt obligations disseminated through a variety of print and electronic media, including the Internet and real-time information systems, which is used by securities traders and investors. The ratings business equates to roughly 60+% of Moody’s revenue and 80% of the profit. The MA segment develops a range of products and services that support the risk management activities of institutional participants in financial markets. It also distributes investor-oriented research and data, including research on debt issuers, industry studies, and commentary on topical events developed by MIS as part of its rating process. The analytics business delivers roughly 40% of Moody’s revenue and remains the largest growth engine/opportunity for the corporation (through acquisition).

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