Bruce Van Saun

Director since March 2016

Bruce Van Saun, age 62, is a member of the Audit, Governance & Nominating and Compensation & Human Resources Committees of the Board of Directors. He has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (“Citizens”), a large regional bank, since October 2013. He joined Citizens from the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Plc, a global banking and financial services group. He led Citizens to a successful initial public offering in September 2014, and full independence from RBS in October 2015. At RBS, Mr. Van Saun served as Group Finance Director and as an executive director on the RBS board from 2009 to 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Van Saun held a number of senior positions with Bank of New York and later Bank of New York Mellon over an 11-year period. As Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer, he was actively involved in the strategic transformation of Bank of New York from a diversified regional bank into a focused global securities servicer and asset manager. Earlier in his more than 30-year financial services career, he held senior positions with Deutsche Bank, Wasserstein Perella Group and Kidder Peabody & Co. Mr. Van Saun has served on a number of boards in both the U.S. and the U.K. He is a current member of The Clearing House Supervisory Board. He also serves on the boards of The Bank Policy Institute and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He has previously served on the boards of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc and National Westminster Bank, Plc, each an RBS affiliate, from October 2009 to October 2013. He also served on the boards of ConvergEx Inc. from May 2007 to October 2013, Direct Line Insurance Group plc from April 2012 to October 2013 and WorldPay (Ship Midco Limited) from July 2011 to September 2013, and on the franchise board of Lloyd’s of London from September 2012 to May 2016.

Mr. Van Saun currently serves as the chief executive officer and chairman of a U.S. bank. He has extensive executive experience, having formerly held several additional senior management positions at banks. As a result of holding these positions, Mr. Van Saun brings financial expertise, management experience and experience managing a business in a highly regulated industry both in the U.S. and in Europe. He has also served as a director of several companies, contributing to his appreciation of corporate governance matters.