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 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, 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 CEO of Citi Transaction Services, a division of Citi’s Institutional Clients Group.
Mr. Galant is an Executive Member on the NY Weill Cornell Medical Center Council. He was featured in Institutional Investor’s “Online 40” (2010, 2008), Crain’s New York Business as a member of its “40 Under 40” (2006), Global Finance as a member of their “Who’s Who in Treasury and Cash Management” (2006) and by CNBC as a “Young Gun” in its “Five Under 40” profile (2006).