Citizens Financial named Chief Financial Officer John F. Woods a vice chairman of the bank. He joins Brad Conner, head of Consumer, and Don McCree, head of Commercial, as vice chairmen of Citizens.

Citizens Chairman and CEO Bruce Van Saun commented, “We are extremely pleased to recognize John’s importance and contribution to Citizens by naming him a Vice Chairman. Under his leadership we have built an excellent finance function and taken our strategy work to the next level, including the build out of our corporate development activities. John partners well with our businesses and exemplifies the right leadership style and cultural fit for Citizens.”

Woods joined Citizens in 2017. He has responsibility for the business line finance groups and for the company’s Treasury, Financial Planning and Analysis, Controller, Investor Relations, and Strategy and Corporate Development functions.

Prior to joining Citizens, he worked with MUFG and JPMorgan Chase.