John Reed is the former chairman and CEO of Citicorp and Citibank. After Citicorp merged with the Travelers Co. in 1998, Reed served as chairman...
John Reed is the former chairman and CEO of Citicorp and Citibank. After Citicorp merged with the Travelers Co. in 1998, Reed served as chairman and co-CEO of the new company, Citigroup. He retired in 2000 after 35 years with the company.
Reed served as chairman of the New York Stock Exchange from September 2003 until April 2005. He is currently a member of the MIT Corporation, the Institute's governing body, and he is on the board of directors at Altria.
He is chairman and a trustee of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and he is a trustee of MDRC, a nonprofit, nonpartisan social policy research organization. He is a fellow of both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Philosophical Society.
Reed earned joint SB and BA degrees from MIT and Washington & Jefferson College. He received his SM from the MIT Sloan School of Management. He also spent two years as an officer in the US Army Corps of Engineers.