Citizens Financial Group appointed Susan deTray head of Citizens Private Bank. In this new role, she will lead the bank’s private banking growth strategy and partner across the enterprise to propel growth in wealth management, business banking and commercial banking. The Citizens Private Bank has multiple teams in Boston; New York; Palm Beach, FL; and San Francisco. deTray will report directly to Brendan Coughlin, vice chairman and head of consumer banking at Citizens.

“Susan is a well-respected, accomplished banking leader with tremendous breadth and depth of experience delivering exceptional client-centric private banking and wealth management experiences at large financial services firms,” Coughlin said. “She will help significantly accelerate our private banking growth strategy, fueled by our recent hiring, leading the buildout of a world-class offering for the market.”

Prior to joining Citizens, deTray served as senior vice president, deputy chief credit officer and head of credit administration for First Republic Bank, overseeing a more than $200 billion consumer and commercial loan portfolio. She previously held leadership and credit risk management roles at Wells Fargo, U.S. Trust, The Bank of New York and JPMorgan Chase.