Mike Santomassimo will join Wells Fargo in fall 2020 as CFO. Santomassimo will report to Charlie Scharf, CEO of Wells Fargo, and serve on the company’s operating committee. Santomassimo will succeed John Shrewsberry, who plans to retire.
Wells Fargo’s Chief Administrative Officer Hope Hardison and Chief Auditor David Julian have begun leaves of absence from Wells Fargo. The company has made several key leadership appointments in the wake of their leaving.
Wells Fargo reported 2017 net income of $22.2 billion was up from $21.6 billion a year earlier. The bank noted Q4/17 results included a $3.35 billion after tax benefit from the tax act.