Director since: 2017
Mr. Galant brings extensive global business experience, strong management skills and broad knowledge of complex financial and operational issues from his time as CEO of VeriFone Systems, as well as various CEO and leadership roles at Citigroup, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Smith Barney and Credit Suisse First Boston. He also brings broad financial industry experience from his time as chairman of the NY Federal Reserve Payments Risk Committee and Chairman of The Clearing House Secure Digital Payments LLC.
Mr. Galant has served as the Chief Executive Officer of VeriFone since October 2013. From 2010 until joining VeriFone, Mr. Galant served as CEO of the Citi Enterprise Payments business which serves institutional clients and leverages the bank’s industry-leading wholesale and retail payment capabilities across regions and organizations globally. In this role, he oversaw the design, marketing, and implementation of global business-to-consumer and consumer-to-business digital payments solutions for the world’s largest corporations, financial institutions, and governments. Prior to this, from 2009, Mr. Galant also served as the CEO of Citi Cards, leading Citi’s North American and International Credit Cards business through a time of dramatic change in the industry; and prior to that, from 2007, as CEO of Citi Transaction Services, a division of Citi’s Institutional Clients Group. Mr. Galant is also an Executive Member on the NY Weill Cornell Medical Center Council.
Verifone Systems Inc. (since October 2013); Vivint, Inc. (since October 2015).