Alan S. MacDonald is Chief Client Officer of Citi. He also is a Vice-Chairman of Citibank; Chair of Citigroup’s Pension Fund Committee; Chairman of Citigroup’s Private Equity Funds Committee; and a member of the Business Development Committee.
Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. MacDonald was Chief Operating Officer of Global Corporate and Investment Banking. Over the span of his career at Citi, Mr. MacDonald was head of the Global Corporate Bank, co-head of Global Markets, and head of Markets & Banking in the United States and Canada. He also held several regional leadership roles, including head of Citicorp’s International Banking and Finance Sector, and head of Citicorp’s North American Investment Bank, and served as CEO of Banco de Investimento Crefisul, Citicorp’s 49 percent-owned investment banking subsidiary in Brazil as well as head of Citicorp’s Leasing, Finance, and Export Trading subsidiaries in Colombia, and CEO of Banco Internacional de Colombia, Citicorp’s 49 percent-owned commercial banking subsidiary in Colombia.
Prior to joining Citicorp, Mr. MacDonald was an economist with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe based in Geneva, Switzerland, and was a Financial Management Associate with General Motors in Wilmington, Delaware.
Mr. MacDonald earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Drexel University in 1966, a Master of Science Degree from the London School of Economics in 1968, and a Doctorate in Economics at Cambridge University, England, in 1971. He is a member of The Conference Board; a member of the Economic Club of New York; a Trustee of the American Council on Germany; a Trustee of the Japan Society; a Trustee of the Long Island, New York, Chapter of the Nature Conservancy; a Trustee of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York; and Chairman of the North American Advisory Board of the London School of Economics. He has served as a Trustee of the New York Philharmonic; a Director of Liberty Brokerage Company; a Director of the American Bankers Association Securities Association; and a member of New York Partnership’s High Tech Committee.