Bruce Van Saun

Bruce Van Saun

Chief Executive, Citizens and Head of Americas

Bruce Van Saun is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc., and head of RBS Americas. He is a member of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group executive committee.

Van Saun became CEO of RBSCFG in October 2013 after serving since 2009 as RBS Group Finance Director and as an executive director of the RBS Board. He has more than 30 years of financial services experience.

From 1997 to 2008, Van Saun held a number of senior positions with Bank of New York and later Bank of New York Mellon, including vice chairman and chief financial officer. Earlier in his career, he held senior positions with Deutsche Bank, Wasserstein Perella Group and Kidder Peabody & Co.

Van Saun is currently a director of Lloyd’s of London, and he previously served on a number of boards in both the United States and the U.K. He is a member of the Financial Services Roundtable and The Clearing House supervisory board. Van Saun is active in several community organizations.

Member of the following:

External appointments:

  • Non-executive director of Direct Line Insurance Group plc
  • Non-executive director of Lloyd's of London Franchise Board
  • Non-executive director of Worldpay (Ship Midco Limited)