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(U/G) Fireside Chat with Ellen Alemany, Chairman and CEO, CIT Group

March 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Please join the dean of the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University, Donna Rapaccioli PhD, in a conversation with Ellen Alemany, Gabelli ’80, chairwoman and CEO of CIT. Dean Rapaccioli will explore Ellen’s insights on holistic leadership. Ms. Alemany, named to the “Most Powerful Women in Banking” list by American Banker, will share her perspective on strategic planning, developing resilience and the importance of culture in driving the turnaround of CIT.

Ellen R. Alemany is chairwoman and CEO of CIT Group and chairwoman and CEO of CIT’s bank subsidiary. She was named CEO in April 2016, became chairwoman in May 2016, and is leading CIT’s evolution as a leading national bank that empowers businesses and personal savers.

Alemany formerly headed The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Americas, the management structure that oversees RBS’ businesses in the Americas. She also served as chairman and CEO for RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Prior to RBS, she served as CEO for Global Transaction Services at Citigroup. Alemany held a number of senior positions during her tenure at Citigroup, including executive vice president for Commercial Business and president and CEO of CitiCapital. She also held a number of executive positions in Citigroup’s Global Corporate Bank, including customer group executive of North American markets, global industry head of Media and Communications, U.S. industry head of Consumer Products, and customer group executive for the Global Relationship Bank in Europe, based in London.

Alemany received her MBA in finance from Fordham University. She serves on the boards of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc., The Center for Discovery, Operation HOPE and the Partnership for New York City. She also serves on the Board of Advisors for the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City and the Board of Trustees for The Conference Board.

Please email Rose Marie Reyes at rreyes26@fordham.edu with your student ID number, expected year of graduation, and whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student.


March 26, 2019
8:00 am - 10:00 am
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