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

Van Saun joined Citizens in October 2013 after serving as Group Finance Director and as an executive director on the RBS Board from 2009 to 2013.  He led a successful initial public offering of Citizens in September 2014 and has led Citizens through a dramatic transformation journey over recent years.  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, including Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer.  Earlier in his career, 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 and a member of The Clearing House Supervisory Board.  He is a member of the Bank Policy Institute board and serves on the board of the Partnership for Rhode Island.