Citigroup CEO denounces 'fear mongering'

NEW YORK, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Citigroup Inc.'s chief executive says he doesn't want to sell off parts of the troubled U.S. financial firm and denounces agitating by investors.

Citigroup to eliminate 52,000 more jobs

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Citigroup Inc., the second largest U.S. bank said Monday it would slash its payroll by about 52,000 jobs, cutting its workforce down to 300,000.
City of Charlotte, N.C., ponders its fate

City of Charlotte, N.C., ponders its fate

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The city of Charlotte, N.C. was pondering its fate Tuesday after learning its once powerful bank, Wachovia Corp., was swallowed up by Citigroup Monday.

Citigroup names Vikram Pandit as CEO

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. financial-services giant Citigroup Inc., one of the credit-market turmoil's biggest casualties, named Vikram Pandit as chief executive officer Tuesday.

Citigroup pressured to name CEO

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Vikram Pandit and Robert Willumstad reportedly are in the running to become the new chief executive of embattled Citigroup Inc.

Major reorganization at Citigroup

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Citigroup, the giant New York bank, announced a major reorganization that includes combining two key units under one leader.
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Vikram Pandit
Vikram Pandit of Citi (R) speaks to an aide as he joins executives from the financial institutions who received TARP funds testifying before the House Financial Services Committee about how the the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) funds were used on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 11, 2009. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Vikram Pandit (Marathi: विक्रम पंडित) (born January 14, 1957 in Nagpur) is the current CEO of Citigroup.

Vikram Pandit was born in Nagpur, India, to an affluent Maharashtrian family. His father, S B Pandit, was an executive director at Sarabhai Chemicals in Baroda.

He completed his schooling at the Dadar Parsee Youths Assembly High School in Dadar, Mumbai. He moved to the United States when he was sixteen years old, to study at Gannon University. He received a B.S. and M.S. in electrical engineering from Columbia School of Engineering and Applied Science in 1976 and 1977 respectively and an M.B.A in 1980 followed by a Ph.D. in Finance from Columbia Business School in 1986. He is a trustee at Columbia University.

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