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Managing Director – Head of Relationship Management EMEA, Moody’s
Arlene is one of the most senior female corporate executives in the country, having already been voted one of the top 100 Women in Corporate America and one of the 25 Most Influential Black Women in the US. She spent more than 30 years at the heart of the financial services in New York, but brought her considerable talent to London in 2015.She has been with the credit ratings agency Moody’s since 1998 where she has held various roles including Senior Vice-President Financial Institutions Group, Senior Vice-President Commercial Group and Associate Managing Director – Head of Relationship Management for US FIG and PPI.Her work has won her a clutch of awards and citations including Top 100 Blacks in Corporate America and Savoy’s Top 100 Women in Corporate America. Arlene sits on the Board of Directors of the Executive Leadership Foundation and the Executive Leadership Council in the UK. The ELC is an organisation that has been very successful in the United States at placing African Americans on the boards of Fortune 500 firms. The ELC are now extending their influence to the UK and Arlene has been right at the forefront of that effort. The dynamic executive is a graduate of Howard University and holds an MBA in Finance from Fordham University. She is a member of the New York State Society of Security Analysts and the CFA Institute.