Edward J. Kelly III

From SourceWatch
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Edward J. Kelly, III "has served as a director of CSX since July 2002. Mr. Kelly is currently Chairman of Global Banking and a Vice Chairman of Citigroup, Inc. He has previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Global Banking at Citigroup, Inc., as well as Chief Executive Officer of Citi Alternative Investments, an integrated alternative investments platform within Citigroup, Inc.

"Mr. Kelly previously served as a Managing Director at The Carlyle Group and Vice Chairman of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. following PNC’s acquisition of Mercantile Bankshares Corporation in March 2007. At Mercantile, Mr. Kelly held the offices of Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President from March 2003 until March 2007, and was Chief Executive Officer and President from March 2001 to March 2003. Before joining Mercantile, Mr. Kelly served as Managing Director and co-head of Investment Banking Client Management at J.P. Morgan Chase and Managing Director and Head of Global Financial Institutions at J.P. Morgan. Previously, Mr. Kelly was a partner at the law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell, where he specialized in matters related to financial institutions. Early in his career, Mr. Kelly served as a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. and U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr.

"Within the past five years Mr. Kelly has served on the boards of directors for The Hartford Financial Services Group, The Hershey Company, Paris RE Holdings, AXIS Capital Holdings, Constellation Energy Group and CIT Group, Inc. As an executive in the banking industry, Mr. Kelly brings extensive financial and regulatory experience to the CSX Board of Directors. He is able to bring important perspective on the global financial markets." [1]

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch


  1. Edward J. Kelly III, CSX, accessed June 24, 2010.