On Monday, June 18, Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C), the leading global bank, visited the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to mark its 200th anniversary.
In honor of the occasion, Vikram S. Pandit, Chief Executive Officer, rang The Opening BellSM.
Watch video of the event.
In addition to ringing the NYSE Opening Bell, Citi will celebrate this milestone with a Global Community Day of service on Citi’s anniversary, June 16, 2012. Approximately 100,000 employees and their friends and families around the world are joining together in common purpose to give back to the communities where they live and work.
Since 1812, Citi has been helping its clients move from ambition to achievement, enabling progress on scales both large and small. Starting as a trade-finance bank in New York, Citi financed some of the world’s most transformative projects from the Transatlantic Cable to the Panama Canal and Jumbo Jet. Throughout its history, Citi has been connecting the world for its clients and has grown from a local bank with a single office in New York City into the world’s leading bank with a presence in 101 countries and conducting business in more than 160.