Susan Hutman

Susan Hutman

Director—Investment Grade Corporate Credit Research

22 Years at AB
27 Years of experience

Susan Hutman is a Senior Vice President and Director of Investment Grade Corporate Credit Research. She joined AB in 1999 and now oversees a team that provides fundamental analysis of global investment-grade credits and manages AB Fixed Income’s broader CRISIL relationships, which include a group of 20 analysts based in India, China and Argentina. As IG research director, Hutman is also responsible for driving the corporate credit research outlook for the Fixed Income department and has authored several published papers on topics that include climate change effects on the energy sector, the impact of COVID-19-induced corporate borrowings on default rates and fallen angels, prospects for rising stars following COVID-19, and US inflation risks. In the past several years, she led the Fixed Income department’s efforts to develop its responsible investing strategy, specifically focusing on broadening ESG integration and engagement across asset classes, while leveraging her role in the firmwide Responsible Investing Steering Committee. Hutman was named Director of Investment Grade Corporate Credit Research in 2018. Earlier in her tenure at AB, she was a fundamental credit research analyst and covered a range of consumer and commodity sectors. Before joining the firm, Hutman worked as a fixed-income salesperson at PaineWebber. She holds a BA in economics from Barnard College, Columbia University, and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Location: New York

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