Charles McVeigh III
Chairman of Citigroup's Corporate and Investment Banking-Global Wealth Management Partnership
Charles S. McVeigh is the Chairman of Citigroup’s Corporate and Investment Banking-Global Wealth Management Partnership.
Charles joined Salomon Brothers in 1971 and was named Vice President and Manager of the Firm’s New York International Department in 1974. He moved to London to head Salomon Brothers International in 1975, was admitted as a General Partner in 1977 and was appointed Chairman in April 1987. Before joining Salomon Brothers, he was an officer with Morgan Guaranty Trust Company.
Born in Glen Cove, New York, in 1942, Charles was educated at St Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire (Class of ’60), received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia, and an MBA from Long Island University.
Charles was formerly a member of the Fulbright Commission and presently serves on the Boards of EFG-Hermes, Savills plc and Peter Hambro Mining plc. He is also a member of both the Development Board and Advisory Council of the Prince’s Trust. He has formerly served as Co-Chairman of BritishAmerican Business Inc; on the Boards of Witan Investment Company plc, Clearstream, the London Stock Exchange, LIFFE (London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange) and was appointed by the Bank of England to serve on the City Capital Markets Committee and the Legal Risk Review Committee.
He has also sat for several years on the Financial Markets Committee of the London School of Economics.