Citigroup has announced that James Forese is president at Citigroup, Inc., an American multinational banking and financial services corporation, and head of the institutional clients group, which includes the markets and securities services business, treasury and trade solutions business, and corporate and investment banking activities as well as the Citi Private Bank.
In 2013 Forese was named a co-president of Citigroup and chief executive officer of the institutional clients group. At that time, he also became a member of the Citigroup operating committee. In prior years, he served in a succession of upper management positions. Forese joined the Salomon Brothers division in 1985, beginning his career in securities trading. That was the same year he graduated from Princeton with a BSE in electrical engineering and computer science.