Douglas Peterson, WG'85
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services
New York

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Doug Peterson was named President of Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, the leading global credit rating agency and division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, in 2011.

Previously, Doug was the Chief Operating Officer of Citibank, N.A., Citigroup’s principal banking entity that operates in over 100 countries. Doug was with Citigroup for 26 years.

Until the beginning of 2010, Doug was the CEO of Citigroup, Japan where he oversaw the entire franchise, managing over 15,000 employees. Doug had previously been the Chief Auditor of Citigroup from 2001 to 2004 after he had led the enterprise-wide project to integrate the Internal Audit teams after the merger of Citicorp and Travelers. In prior roles, he served as Country Manager in Costa Rica and Uruguay and as a corporate banker in Argentina and New York.

Doug received his undergraduate degree in Mathematics and History at Claremont McKenna College and his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Doug has previously served on the boards of the American Chambers of Commerce (in Costa Rica, Uruguay, and Japan) and the International Bankers Association of Japan. He is currently on the Boards of Advisors for the Wharton Financial Institutions Center and the Kravis Leadership Institute, and the Board of Trustees of the Paul Taylor Dance Company and Claremont McKenna College.

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