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McCree Bio

Photo of Donald McCreeMcCREE, Donald H.

Elected to the Board by the self-perpetuating board in March 2014. Term expires in March 2020. Born in Bronxville, New York. Educated at UVM, BA, 1983. McCree is Vice Chairman and Head of Commercial Banking at Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG). He is responsible for all aspects of Commercial Banking, including Corporate Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Asset Finance, Corporate Finance/Capital Markets, Treasury Solutions, Corporate Affairs, Community Development (CRA activities) and Portfolio Management. He also oversees the company’s network of State Presidents, who represent Citizens Bank in the eleven states that make up its footprint. He is a member of the CFG Executive Committee. McCree joined Citizens in September 2015 from JPMorgan Chase, where he held a number of senior leadership roles over 31 years. Most recently, he was Head of Corporate Banking and CEO of Global Treasury Services, with responsibility for providing relationship banking services to commercial clients, as well as innovative Treasury and Trade Finance solutions to small businesses, multinational corporations, financial services firms, and government entities worldwide. Prior to that, McCree led and transformed a variety of large, complex businesses and functions in roles, which included Head of Global Credit Markets, North American Co-Head of Fixed Income, and Head of Wholesale Risk Management. He is a member of the UVM Foundation Board of Directors. He and his wife have three grown children.

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