Mr. Platt is SVP & Chief Strategy Officer for Moody’s Corporation, with responsibility for Global Corporate Development and Corporate Affairs, which encompasses Global Communications and Branding, Corporate Social Responsibility and Government, Public & Regulatory Affairs. He currently serves as President of the Moody’s Foundation and is a member of the Board of Directors of BitSight Technologies, Inc. He has also served on the Board of Directors of ICRA Limited, Moody’s affiliate in India. During his tenure, Mr. Platt has overseen corporate strategic planning and led over $8 billion in M&A and investments to advance Moody’s global integrated risk assessment growth strategy.
Prior to joining Moody’s in 2013, Mr. Platt provided M&A and corporate finance advisory services to boards and companies across a wide range of industries. Previously, he was a Managing Director in the M&A groups at Deutsche Bank and Bank of America and held similar roles in the M&A groups at Citigroup and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He began his career as a Senior Investment Analyst in the Fixed Income Division at Fidelity Investments where his responsibilities included credit risk assessment, setting exposure limits and investment oversight for a range of corporate and municipal credits and structured products.
Mr. Platt holds an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago, a B.A. from The University of California, Berkeley in Political Economies of Industrialized Societies and earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.