Mark Mason was named Chief Financial Officer of Citigroup, a multinational investment bank and financial services corporation in February 2019.
Prior to being named Citi CFO, Mr. Mason served as CFO of Citi’s Institutional Clients Group and was the executive responsible for Citi’s Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review submission process.
He has held several senior operational, strategic, and financial executive positions, including CEO of Citi Private Bank, CEO of Citi Holdings and CFO and Head of Strategy and M&A for Citi’s Global Wealth Management Division.
Mr. Mason joined Citi in 2001 as Vice President of Corporate Development. In this role, he worked with multiple Citi business units to enhance Citi's cross-selling activities.
Mr. Mason was instrumental in the formation of Citi Alternative Investments (CAI) and the development of its client-focused strategy; he held several positions there, including Head of Strategy, Planning, and Analysis. He also served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Citi Real Estate Investments, where he was responsible for restructuring the business.
Previously, Mr. Mason spent two years with Lucent Technologies as Director of Strategy and Business Development. He also spent several years as a strategy consultant with Marakon Associates, working with a number of Fortune 100 companies to develop strategies to maximize shareholder value. Mr. Mason also has experience in Investment Banking with Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Mr. Mason holds a Bachelor of Business and Administration in Finance and graduated with Honors from Howard University; and an MBA from Harvard Business School.