Douglas L. Peterson was elected President and CEO, effective November 2013 and he joined the Company in September 2011 as President of Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services.
Previously, Mr. Peterson was the Chief Operating Officer of Citibank, N.A., Citigroup’s principal banking entity that operates in more than 100 countries. Mr. Peterson was with Citigroup for 26 years, during which time he transformed businesses and drove performance in investment and corporate banking, brokerage, asset management, private equity, and retail banking. His prior roles include CEO of Citigroup Japan, Country Manager for Costa Rica and Uruguay, and Chief Auditor of Citigroup.
Mr. Peterson is a Steward of the World Economic Forum's Shaping the Future of Long-Term Investing, Infrastructure and Development System and a co-chair of WEF’s Financial Services Governors Community. He also co-chairs the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Executive Council on Infrastructure. He serves on the Boards of Directors of S&P Global, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee, the US-China Business Council, the Partnership for New York City and the Kravis Leadership Institute, and the Boards of Trustees of Claremont McKenna College and the Paul Taylor Dance Company.
Mr. Peterson received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree in mathematics and history from Claremont McKenna College.