Mr. Atal was appointed as a Director in 2015. He served in executive roles with Citigroup, Inc. for 27 years. From 2008 to 2013 he was an executive vice president for Citigroup's global consumer bank, where he had responsibility for shaping Citi as an information-centric enterprise, leveraging analytics and data to drive growth, and oversaw loss mitigation efforts against Citi's high-risk consumer portfolio through the financial crisis. From 2005 to 2008 he served as chairman and chief executive officer for Citi Cards' branded and retail partner cards franchise in North America, which had revenues of $18 billion and more than 60 million customers. His previous roles with Citigroup included leadership of partnership programs for Citi Cards, chief financial officer of Citi's U.S. cards franchise, and overseeing SEC, regulatory and business financial reporting for Citicorp. Mr. Atal holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from St. Stephen's College in Delhi, India, and a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science.