Ellen R. Alemany is chairwoman and CEO of CIT Group and chairwoman, CEO, and president of CIT Bank, the company's bank subsidiary. She was named CEO in April 2016, became chairwoman in May 2016, and now leads CIT's evolution as a leading national bank serving the middle market and small businesses.
Alemany is the former head of The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Americas, the management structure that oversees RBS's businesses in the Americas. She also served as chairman and CEO for RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Prior to RBS, she served as CEO for global transaction services at Citigroup. Alemany held a number of senior positions during her tenure at Citigroup, including executive vice president for commercial business and president and CEO of CitiCapital. She also held a number of executive positions in Citigroup's Global Corporate Bank, including customer group executive of North American markets, global industry head of media and communications, US industry head of consumer products, and customer group executive for the Global Relationship Bank in Europe, based in London.
Alemany received her MBA in finance from Fordham University. She serves on the boards of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc., The Center for Discovery, Operation HOPE, and the Partnership for New York City. She also serves on the board of advisors for the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City and is a member of the board of trustees of The Conference Board.