Mr. Eugene McQuade


Previous Experience

  • Vice Chairman, Citigroup
  • Chief Executive Officer, Citibank
  • President and Chief Operating Officer, Freddie Mac
  • President and Chief Operating Officer, FleetBoston Financial Corp.

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Mr. Eugene McQuade

Promontory Advisory Board Vice Chairman

Mr. Gene McQuade is a prominent banking executive with a distinguished career in leadership roles at large financial institutions.


Before joining Promontory, Mr. McQuade served as vice chairman at Citigroup, from which he retired in May 2015 after leading the company’s successful effort to meet regulatory expectations under the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review administered by the Federal Reserve. He joined Citigroup in 2009 as chief executive officer of Citibank, where he oversaw all of U.S. banking operations and was responsible for governance of the bank around the globe. He also formerly oversaw Citigroup’s audit and compliance functions. Mr. McQuade remains a member of the boards of directors of both Citigroup and Citibank.

Prior to Citibank, Mr. McQuade was president of U.S. banks at Merrill Lynch Bank USA. He was previously president and chief operating officer at Freddie Mac, where he oversaw its remediation of financial reporting after accounting problems required the enterprise to restate its financial results. Prior to Freddie Mac, he was president of Bank of America following its acquisition of FleetBoston Financial Corp. During his banking career at FleetBoston, Mr. McQuade held various senior positions, serving as president and chief operating officer, and chief financial officer.


  • St. Bonaventure University, accounting

Affiliations, Awards, and Civic Engagements

  • Chairman, XL Group
  • Director, Citigroup
  • Director, Citibank
  • Trustee, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Trustee, American Ireland Fund
  • Trustee, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York

Representative Engagements

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