Deborah D. McWhinney

Retired Chief Executive Officer of Global Enterprise Payments, Citigroup Inc.

Deborah D. McWhinney


Ms. McWhinney retired from Citigroup Inc., one of the largest financial services firms, in 2014 as Chief Executive Officer of Global Enterprise Payments. She joined Citigroup in 2009 as President of Wealth Management & Personal Banking. Ms. McWhinney also co-chaired Citi Women, an internal program to improve training and sponsorship for women across the group and to develop high potential female executives. Prior to Citigroup, she spent six years as President of Charles Schwab Corp.’s division that serves financial advisors and was a member of the Schwab Bank board of directors. Ms. McWhinney is a board member of IHS Markit Ltd., Focus Financial Partners, Inc., and Fluor Corporation. She was recently appointed a director of Franklin Templeton ETF Funds. Previously, she served on the Board of Lloyds Banking Group from 2015 to 2018, where she was Chair of the Cyber and IT Resilience Committee, and Fresenius Medical Company from 2016 to 2018. She is also on the Board of Trustees for the California Institute for Technology and the Institute for Defense Analyses.
In Ms. McWhinney’s former role at Citigroup, she was responsible for developing and implementing new mobile and online services around the globe for some of the world’s largest corporations and governments. The expertise Ms. McWhinney has gained in her career, and through her service on the boards of other public companies contributes financial expertise, knowledge of cyber security matters, and broad understanding of corporate governance matters. Ms. McWhinney holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Montana.

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