Citizens Bank Hires Chapin Bates as NYC Metro Regional Executive

Former JP Morgan managing director to lead Providence, R.I.-based bank’s NYC Metro operations

NEW YORK--()--Citizens Bank has hired Chapin Bates as regional executive and head of NYC Metro. Bates joins Citizens following a successful 20-plus year career at JP Morgan Chase.

“The NYC Metro region represents an area where we have an attractive opportunity to further grow our business,” said Donald H. McCree, vice chairman and head of commercial banking at Citizens. “Chapin is well-positioned to bring considerable leadership and innovative solutions to our clients in the region.”

Bates has a strong track record of growing businesses and is a proven leader in the Metro NYC region. Most recently at JPMC, he was Managing Director and Head of Middle Market Banking for Manhattan and Brooklyn. Prior to that role, he led a national team as Head of F/X and Rate Derivative Sales.

Bates has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Hobart College and a Masters of Management from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Citizens is positioned as a strategic and financial partner, offering deep expertise, great ideas and seamless deal execution. The Citizens Commercial Banking approach puts clients first, and offers solutions that help clients make the best decisions throughout the life cycle of their business.

For more information about Citizens, visit the Citizens Commercial Banking website.

About Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is one of the nation’s oldest and largest financial institutions, with $149.5 billion in assets as of December 31, 2016. Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, Citizens offers a broad range of retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, large corporations and institutions. In Consumer Banking, Citizens helps its retail customers “bank better” with mobile and online banking, a 24/7 customer contact center and the convenience of approximately 3,200 ATMs and approximately 1,200 Citizens Bank branches in 11 states in the New England, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. Citizens also provides wealth management, mortgage lending, auto lending, student lending and commercial banking services in select markets nationwide. In Commercial Banking, Citizens offers corporate, institutional and not-for-profit clients a full range of wholesale banking products and services including lending and deposits, capital markets, treasury services, foreign exchange and interest hedging, leasing and asset finance, specialty finance and trade finance.

Citizens operates through its subsidiaries Citizens Bank, N.A., and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania as Citizens Bank, Citizens Commercial Banking and Citizens One. Additional information about Citizens and its full line of products and services can be found at www.citizensbank.com.

Contacts

Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
Frank Quaratiello, 617-725-5851
frank.quaratiello@citizensbank.com

Contacts

Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
Frank Quaratiello, 617-725-5851
frank.quaratiello@citizensbank.com