Citigroup appoints new independent director

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Citi's Board of Directors has announced that it has elected Peter Blair Henry as a new independent director, with his service commencing July 1, 2015.

Dr. Henry is the Dean of New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business and an international economist who specializes in emerging economies.

'Peter's expertise in the economics of emerging markets and his unique perspective that spans the public sector, academia and business make him a valuable addition to Citi', said Citi Chairman Michael E. O'Neill. 'We are pleased to have Peter join our Board of Directors, and know that Citi will benefit greatly from his insights'.

Dr. Henry assumed his role as Dean of NYU Stern in January 2010. He joined NYU from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where he served on the faculty from 1997 to 2009.

Dr. Henry holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and received Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar.

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