Introduction to Fitch for Corporate Issuers in the Chemicals Sector – Fitch Ratings

Introduction to Fitch for Corporate Issuers in the Chemicals Sector – Fitch Ratings

Paul Taylor is president and chief executive officer of Fitch Group, a leading provider of essential financial information and services to the global financial markets. Mr. Taylor was appointed to this position in April 2012 and is based in London.

Mr. Taylor previously served as President of Fitch Ratings, the group’s largest business and a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Prior to this appointment in 2010, he spent two years as global head of structured finance ratings, presiding over numerous ratings reforms following the 2007 collapse of the U.S. housing market. Mr. Taylor has held a variety of analytical leadership positions at Fitch Ratings, including global head of sovereign, public finance, corporate, and financial institution ratings. He also headed the agency’s operations in Europe, Middle East, and Africa.