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Bruce Van Saun

Also Known As Van Saun

CEO of Citizens Financial Group

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Bruce Van Saun is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Financial Group, Inc.( CFG )

joined CFG in October 2013 – after serving as Group Finance Director and as an executive director on the RBS Board from 2009 to 2013 – and led Citizens to a successful initial public offering in September 2014, and full independence from RBS in October 2015. He has more than 30 years of financial services experience.

From 1997 to 2008, Van Saun held a number of senior positions with Bank of New York and later Bank of New York Mellon, he held senior positions with Deutsche Bank, Wasserstein Perella Group and Kidder Peabody & Co.

Van Saun has served on a number of boards in both the U.S. and the U.K. He is currently a director of Moody’s Corporation, sits on the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston board, and is Audit Chair of the Bank Policy Institute. He is a member of The Clearing House Supervisory Board (since 2013) and serves on the board of the Partnership for Rhode Island.


  • Bachelor's degree - Bucknell University
  • MASTER University of North Carolina -


  • Citizens Financial Group - CEO
  • Citizens Financial Group - Chairman