Jim Cowles CEO of Citigroup at EBS

We are delighted to announce that the CEO EMEA of Citigroup, Jim Cowles, will speak at the 12th European Business Summit. Mr Cowles will speak in the session on Financing the Economy: The Role of the Banking Union on the 15th of May.

James C. Cowles, is Chief Executive Officer for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). 

Prior to assuming his current position, Jim was Chief Operating Officer for EMEA and Head of Western Europe at Citi.  He has previously held the positions of Head of Markets (EMEA), Global Head of Equities and Global Head of Equity Capital Markets (new issue product).  

Jim joined Smith Barney in 1979.  His previous roles have included: Head of Equities (EMEA), Deputy Head of Investment Banking, Head of Real Estate Investment Banking and Commercial Mortgage Trading, Head of Debt Capital Markets and Head of Direct Investments.

Jim has also served from 2010 on the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and as Treasurer of AFME (Association for Financial Markets in Europe).

Jim graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Denison University in 1977 with a BA in Economics.  He graduated with an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 1979.

For more information on Jim Cowles or Citigroup, please visit: http://www.citigroup.com/citi/about/leaders/james-cowles-bio.html