PARIS, FRANCE, April 8, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Carol Sirou, Managing Director and President of Standard & Poor's Credit Market France SAS, has been recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in representing the world's leading provider of independent credit risk research and benchmarks.
Ms. Sirou has 23 years of experience in finance, with four years as Managing Director and President of Standard & Poor's France, where she has honed her skills in the areas of communication and interpersonal skills, and the analytical ability to draw information from many different environments. She represents Standard and Poor's in French speaking Europe and Africa locations in dialogues with government officials, regulatory bodies and regional financial communities. In addition, she is in task with developing services for investors and issuers covering the whole spectrum of S&P activities. Standard & Poor's is the world's leading provider of independent credit risk research and benchmarks. S&P research and opinions about relative credit risk provide market participants with information and independent benchmarks that help to support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide. Investors turn to S&P's analysis to make better investment decisions using investment research, indices, credit rating and risk evaluation and solutions.
She attributes her success to her hard work, ability to adapt to different environments both internally and externally, and being comfortable in multi-cultural environments. Prior to her present position, she served as Manager of the sovereign and public sector ratings group for Europe, Middle East and Africa from 2005 to 2009, and head of European local and regional governments from 2000 to 2005.
She became involved in her profession after finishing graduate school and applying for a job opening with S&P, and it has been a very nice natural progression ever since.
Ms. Sirou received a degree in corporate finance from the Universite de Paris Dauphine in 1990, and is a graduate of the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris. She is a member of Cercle Turgot, Cercle des Europeens and AmCham France. Outside of her professional career, she enjoys painting, golfing, skiing and her family as well. In five years, Ms. Sirou would like to experience continued growth within her current position, but with the possibility of moving within the group and in any case remaining in an international environment.
To make more informed investment decisions utilizing the world's top independent credit risk research and benchmarks, please visit Standard & Poor's at visit http://www.standardandpoors.com
About Worldwide Who's Who
With over 500,000 members representing every major industry, Worldwide Who's Who is a powerful networking resource that enables professionals to outshine their competition, in part through effective branding and marketing. Worldwide Who's Who employs similar public relations techniques to those utilized by Fortune 500 companies, making them cost-effective for members who seek to take advantage of its career enhancement and business advancement services.
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