Citi Hires Zubaid Ahmad as Vice Chairman, Head
of Sovereign Wealth Fund Coverage
May 05, 2010 10:04 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Citi today announced that Zubaid Ahmad will join as Vice
Chairman of Citi's Institutional Clients Group and will be a member of its Senior Strategic Advisory Group. He will
lead Citi’s global sovereign wealth fund coverage initiatives, helping ensure the effective delivery of Citi’s broad
product capabilities to this important client group. In his new role, he will work closely with Citi’s Public Sector
Group, and will also help provide senior coverage support on cross-border initiatives.
Mr. Ahmad brings 25 years of global financial services industry experience to Citi, during which time he has worked
on a large number of transactions in both the US and emerging markets, maintaining extensive relationships with
corporate, private equity and sovereign wealth fund clients. He joins Citi from Standard Chartered and, prior to that,
held senior positions at JPMorgan, including Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Americas Investment
Banking and Vice Chairman of the Financial Sponsor Group. He received his MBA from Harvard Graduate School
of Business Administration and his BSBA from Georgetown University.
“Zubaid is a seasoned corporate and investment banking professional, and commands a tremendous depth of
knowledge and impressive stable of client relationships. We are extremely pleased that he is joining us to help lead
our team in delivering the uniquely powerful combination of Citi’s global reach and product depth to our sovereign
wealth fund clients”, said John Havens, Chief Executive Officer of Citi’s Institutional Clients Group.
Mr. Ahmad added: “I am delighted to be joining Citi at this time to undertake this important effort. Citi has a truly
unmatched global platform which is uniquely positioned to serve its clients’ needs. I look forward to working closely
with my new partners to further enhance Citi’s already