Columbus, Ohio Victoria Leavitt has joined Fitch as managing director for the Fitch North American head office in Columbus, Ohio. Leavitt will report to Lois Jacobs, Global CEO, who is based in the Fitch global headquarters in London. Additionally, David Hogrefe assumes a new role focusing on client service and business development, and will partner with Leavitt to drive aggressive pursuit of strategic business development.
Leavitt has previous experience with Fitch as one of the founding principles of Lighthouse Global Network, which purchased Fitch in 1999. Since then, Leavitt has lived and worked in London, most recently running branding and design firms within Omnicom Group.