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Citizens Bank Appoints Ted Swimmer Head of Corporate Finance and Capital Markets


Citizens Bank today announced the appointment of Ted Swimmer as Head of Corporate Finance and Capital Markets for Citizens Commercial Banking, effective immediately. Swimmer succeeds Bob Rubino, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities.

Swimmer will report to Don McCree, Vice Chairman and Head of Commercial Banking.

“Ted is a strong and highly capable leader with more than 25 years of corporate banking experience. He has successfully built a strong capital markets business, with a deep focus on delivering an excellent client experience, which is now a meaningful contributor to the company’s overall results,” said McCree. “I am confident that under Ted’s leadership we will continue to grow our capabilities, delivering value-added solutions for our clients while further contributing to the company’s overall performance.”

Swimmer joined Citizens in 2010 as executive vice president and head of Capital Markets and has since assumed responsibility for Citizens’ Sponsor and Corporate Finance Groups. He previously held a range of senior positions with Wachovia, including managing Wachovia’s Leveraged Finance activities. Prior to that, he ran Loan Syndicate and Sales for Wachovia and served as a managing director originating leveraged loans and bonds. Swimmer holds an M.B.A. in finance from Columbia University as well as a B.A. in economics and history from Lafayette College.

Citizens is positioned as a strategic and financial partner, offering deep expertise, great ideas and seamless deal execution. The Citizens Commercial Banking approach puts clients first, and offers solutions that help clients make the best decisions throughout the life cycle of their business.

For more information about Citizens, visit the Citizens Commercial Banking website.

About Citizens Financial Group, Inc.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is one of the nation’s oldest and largest financial institutions, with $150.3 billion in assets as of March 31, 2017. Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, Citizens offers a broad range of retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, large corporations and institutions. In Consumer Banking, Citizens helps its retail customers “bank better” with mobile and online banking, a 24/7 customer contact center and the convenience of approximately 3,200 ATMs and approximately 1,200 Citizens Bank branches in 11 states in the New England, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. Citizens also provides wealth management, mortgage lending, auto lending, student lending and commercial banking services in select markets nationwide. In Commercial Banking, Citizens offers corporate, institutional and not-for-profit clients a full range of wholesale banking products and services including lending and deposits, capital markets, treasury services, foreign exchange and interest hedging, leasing and asset finance, specialty finance and trade finance. Citizens operates through its subsidiaries Citizens Bank, N.A. and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania as Citizens Bank, Citizens Commercial Banking and Citizens One. Additional information about Citizens and its full line of products and services can be found at www.citizensbank.com.

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