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Citizens Financial appoints John F. Woods as CFO

Staff Writer |
Providence, R.I., USA - Citizens Financial Group, a bank, announced the appointment of John F. Woods as executive vice president and chief financial officer.

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Mr. Woods will serve on the Executive Committee. Mr. Woods is joining Citizens Financial Group as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from MUFG, where he served as CFO of the Americas since 2013.

Mr. Woods previously served as Vice Chairman and CFO for the predecessor company of MUFG Union Bank since December 2009.

Prior to that, he was CFO of the Home Lending business at JPMorgan Chase and at Washington Mutual, a predecessor entity.

Before that he held senior financial positions at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), including CFO of the Funding & Investment Division and Corporate Controller.

Mr. Woods began his financial career in 1986 with Arthur Andersen in Washington, D.C., where he rose to partner in the financial and risk consulting group during his 16 years with the firm.