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Walter B. Wriston

Citibank/CitiCorp

1967 - 1984

Finance

Military ServiceArmy
1960 b. 1919
male
EducationTwoDegree
UndergraduateWesleyan University
GraduateMA, Tufts University
Personal
Born-Died1919
BirthplaceConnecticut (CT)
RaceWhite
FatherNon-Profit / Other
Era - 1960

Soon after assuming the presidency, Wriston built Citibank into the nationís second largest bank in terms of total assets. He was instrumental in the convergence of Citibank and the First National City Corporation (Citicorp) which by 1976 doubled of the bankís overall asset base. It was also under his watch that Citibank became an innovator in technology by introducing some of the first automatic teller machines in the nation.