WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Alexander (Alex) Grant McWhorter has been approved by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) as Chairman of the Management Board of JSC "CITIBANK".  Citi announced earlier this year the intention to have Alex serve as the new Citi Country Officer for Ukraine, subject to approval by the NBU.  

 “We are happy to make this announcement as we are celebrating our 20th anniversary in Ukraine, said Marc Luet, Head of Supervisory Board of JSC "CITIBANK", Citi Division Head for Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Israel, Poland and Turkey. This country continues to remain an important market for us. We are committed to our clients here. We are proud that over these years we have become the bank of choice for many multinational corporations in this country.

"Today, we are widely recognized as one of the most reliable banks in the country, focused on providing innovative and value-added products and services to our clients. I am confident that our Ukrainian franchise will sustainably grow under Alexander’s leadership, stated Marc Luet.”

During the last five years, Alexander held the position of Managing Director, UK Risk Officer, based in Citi’s London headquarters. In the role of UK Risk Officer, Alexander was responsible for the risk management of the UK legal entities as well as supporting the EMEA Chief Risk Officer on regional risk management and crisis management.

Prior to that role, Alexander spent several years in the Global Risk Chief Administrative Officer’s office, where he coordinated strategic projects, including CCAR, Recovery and Resolution Planning. Prior to that, Alexander spent time in Investment Banking, Corporate Banking and Market Risk Management. Alexander holds a B.A from Williams College and a MBA from NYU Stern.

The U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), www.USUBC.org, and its over 200 members, congratulate Alex McWhorter on his new appointment and look forward to working with him and his colleagues in Citi office in Ukraine.  USUBC wishes Alexander the best of success.

USUBC NOTE: Citi is a long-time member of U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), Washington, D.C. www.USUBC.org.  The Washington, D.C. office of Citi is headed by Charles (Rick) Johnston, Vice-President, International Government Affairs.


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