Chicago-based data and investment research provider Morningstar has appointed Michael Holt global head of equity and corporate credit research in Chicago, with responsibility for a global team of about 120 research analysts, reporting to Haywood Kelly, head of global research.
Holt joined Morningstar in 2008 as an equity analyst, before becoming senior analyst, associate director, and director of equity research for North America─his most recent role.
Before joining Morningstar, Holt was an associate at MMA Financial, and spent five years as a senior manager at Marsh subsidiary CS Stars, a risk and claims management analytics provider.
He replaces Heather Brilliant, who was named co-CEO of Morningstar Australasia in February (IMD, Feb. 21).
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