Vikram Pandit

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    Citi Consumer Banking Chief Out At Vikram’s House Of Laughs

    Terri Dial, Chief Executive Officer of Consumer Banking in North America, and apparently not one of Vikram’s favorite gal-pals, is leaving for “personal reasons.” But that doesn’t mean you and Citi can’t SHINE ON! in her absence From: Terri Dial Date: January 12, 2010 Every journey faces twists and turns. My decision to move to […]

    / Jan 12, 2010 at 3:37 PM
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    Citi IT Guy Wants His Money

    Last June, Citi was supposed to pay five former senior executives millions in severance payouts, but what the bank decided to do, instead, was not make those payment. The ex-employees were owed about $100 million (half of which had been paid out) but not wanting to be compared to AIG which, at the time, was […]

    / Jan 7, 2010 at 11:53 AM
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    “You Always Match The Shirt And Pants To The Horse? No, Really? Yes, Vikram, Always.”

    Shooting the shit at Citi [DealBook] Related: Prince Alwaleed’s Ponies

    / Dec 14, 2009 at 1:48 PM
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    Tim Geithner’s Foot To Be Removed From Vikram Pandit’s Ass Sometime In The Very Near Future?

    Maria Bartiromo says yes! Vickles has apparently postponed his trip to Disney World, so you know this is legit. Citigroup plans to pay back some of the $45 billion in TARP money it received last year by raising capital through a stock offering of as much as $20 billion, CNBC has learned. CEO Vikram Pandit […]

    / Dec 9, 2009 at 4:07 PM
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    Morgan Stanley Vice-Chair No Longer Too Big To Fail

    Morgan Stanley vice-chairman Rob Kindler had the license plate 2BG2FAIL last year in an homage to the crisis. Now, Andrew Ross Sorkin reports, Bobby has swapped it out for the below because “no one is too big to fail,” and because Vikram offered him twenty bucks so the Citi CEO could get in on the […]

    / Dec 9, 2009 at 1:34 PM
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    Snub Of The Century: Pandit Left Waiting For A Call That Never Came

    Vikram’s brave faceVikram Pandit seems like a happy guy, despite having several billion very good reasons to be quite unhappy. But he is not made of stone, President Obama. He feels, deeply. And you have cut him to the core, sir. It seems that the CEO of our favorite wholly-owned subsidiary of the U.S. government […]

    / Nov 25, 2009 at 11:24 AM
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    You Tell Us What He’s Trying To Say

    Count Vikula: “We are the world’s most global bank in a world that becomes more global every day.” Track 2: “I feel good about our strategic clarity and aspirations.”

    / Oct 15, 2009 at 11:09 AM
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    From The People Who Brought You ‘Citi Never Sleeps’

    All, We are inviting you to celebrate this fall season with us by holding an International Fall Potluck Lunch on Wednesday, October 21st from 12:00 to 2:00pm. Our many successes highlighted in the recent Connection newsletter are a source of joint celebration, and we thought it was time we got together again. Please bring & […]

    / Oct 9, 2009 at 9:35 AM
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    Citi’s Solution To The Andrew Hall Problem

    Citi has taken a lot of shit for (potentially) paying commodities trader Andrew “C” Hall a hundred million dollar bonus and you know what? They’re sick of it. Unfortunately there doesn’t seem to be much Vikram and Co can do to stop the relentless rounds of “you suck,” short of selling the whole damn thing. […]

    / Oct 7, 2009 at 11:01 AM
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    Vikram Pandit Let Lloyd Blankfein Down Easy

    Oh, to be Vikram Pandit. Not only are you devastatingly handsome but you’re at the helm of the world’s most successful financial services company in the world to boot. You and your shop are the catch of Wall Street. Everyone– and I do mean everyone– wants a piece of your shit, even (especially) Grade A […]

    / Oct 6, 2009 at 4:28 PM
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    Citi To Raise Fresh Capital?

    By suing the pants off the girls at left? I’d say it’s a distinct possibility. Katie Shea and Susie Levitt, NYU students, who identify themselves as “recessionista entrepeneurs,” have started a line of flat shoes that can be folded into small handbags. The duo got the idea for the company after a summer of hoofing […]

    / Jun 1, 2009 at 2:12 PM
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    Are Lewis And Pandit’s Jobs On The Line?

    You know, more so than they were before this little note? In addition, as part of the 30-day planning process, firms will need to review their existing management and Board in order to assure that the leadership of the firm has sufficient expertise and ability to manage the risks presented by the current economic environment […]

    / May 7, 2009 at 8:48 AM
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    Vikram Pandit’s Biggest Mistake At Citi Was Taking The Job In The First Place

    Just kidding, he claims! Count Vikula spoke at a “fireside chat” at Harvard Business School yesterday, and courtesy of a Dealbreaker reader in attendance, we’ve got some highlights. When asked about his biggest mistakes, he first offered the crowd-pleasing, “Taking this job and then staying in it,” to much laughter. Then he remembered he wasn’t […]

    / Apr 23, 2009 at 9:03 AM
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    It Is Lucky For Ken Lewis He Doesn’t Live In France

    They have no sense of humor when you try to mess with the much weakened 35 hour work week, or when you hint that they might not even get paid for that. But even against this backdrop, nothing is more acute than the French hatred of authority. True, they haven’t revived beheading, yet, but I […]

    / Apr 7, 2009 at 10:25 AM
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    You Missed Your Excuse To Be In Beautiful London In March

    ex⋅pert /n., v. ˈɛkspɜrt; adj. ˈɛkspɜrt, ɪkˈspɜrt/ [n., v. ek-spurt; adj. ek-spurt, ik-spurt] -noun 1. a person who has special skill or knowledge in some particular field; specialist; authority: a language expert. Synonyms: 1. connoisseur, master. 3. experienced, proficient, dexterous. See skillful. Antonyms: 3. unskillful. Date: Thursday 5 March 2009 Time: 1-2pm Venue: Sheikh Zayed […]

    / Mar 5, 2009 at 1:44 PM
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    Vikram Pandit Mistakenly Given Credit For Joke Of A Tagline

    I don’t know Citi’s Chief Administrative Officer Don Callahan very well and don’t think I want to. Those intimately familiar with the Don might take issue with this and argue that he’s a good guy but would a good guy perpetrate the following outrageous offense on elfin ball of love Vikram Pandit? I think not. […]

    / Sep 8, 2008 at 3:56 PM
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    Citi Really Hunkering Down And Giving This Thing A Shot

    Big important changes at Citi today! A few people have been appointed to Subcommittees of the Audit Committee and the executive committee, which never met and had few responsibilities beyond setting out leaf cookies, is being disbanded. Now, I know what you’re going to say–deck chairs on the Slocum, etc. Wrong. Insiders tell Dealbreaker that […]

    / Aug 25, 2008 at 2:15 PM
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    Citi To Stay Inefficiently, Unprofitably Huge

    For those of you losing sleep over the thought of shrinkage at the house of Citi, DO NOT FEAR: despite calls by persons with a clue, the great big behemoth wants you to know that’s never going to happen. On a conference call yesterday, chief financial officer Gary Crittenden told analysts– worried that this last […]

    / Jul 24, 2008 at 9:36 AM

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