Diana L. Taylor

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"On July 24, 2009, the Citigroup Inc. Board of Directors announced that Diana L. Taylor had been appointed to the Board, effective July 24, 2009. Ms. Taylor, 54, is the former Superintendent of Banks for the New York State Banking Department, and currently serves as Managing Director of Wolfensohn Capital Partners, a fund manager. Earlier in her career, Ms. Taylor served as Chief Financial Officer of the Long Island Power Authority and Founding Partner and President of M.R. Beal & Company, a full service investment banking firm. Ms. Taylor also held various executive positions with KeySpan Energy, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb, Inc., and Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. Currently, Ms. Taylor serves on the Board of Directors of Allianz Global Investors Fund Management, LLC, Brookfield Properties, LLC and Sotheby's Holding, Inc.

"Ms. Taylor earned a M.P.H. from Columbia University, an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia University-Graduate School of Business and an A.B. in Economics from Dartmouth College. Assistant Secretary, Governor Pataki, State of New York ? 1996 to 1999. Executive Vice President, Muriel Siebert & Company ? 1993 to 1994. President, M.R. Beal & Company ? 1988 to 1993 and 1995 to 1996. Senior Vice President, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette ? 1984 to 1988. Vice President, Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb ? 1982 to 1984. Associate, Smith Barney Harris Upham ? 1980 to 1982. Director of Citigroup since 2009. Other Directorships: Brookfield Properties and Sotheby?s. Previous Directorships within the last five years: Allianz Global Investors. Other Activities: Accion International (Chair), AMFAR (Secretary), Columbia Business School (Board of Overseers), Dartmouth College (Trustee), Hudson River Park Trust (Chair), International Women's Health Coalition (Treasurer), Literacy Partners (member), Mailman School of Public Health (Board of Overseers), New York Women?s Foundation (Vice Chair), The After School Corporation (member), and YMCA of Greater New York (member." [1]

"A powerful woman with her own litany of accomplishments, she breaks the mold of more traditional political couples with her unconventional long-term relationship with Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg." [4]

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  1. Diana L. Taylor, forbes, accessed May 10, 2010.
  2. Directors, New York Women's Foundation, accessed May 10, 2010.
  3. Brookfield Asset Management Board, organizational web page, accessed June 20, 2013.
  4. The Mayor's Lady, Her Own Woman, One and the Same, nytimes, accessed May 10, 2010.