Citibank CEO to Protesters: ‘Call Me, Dudes!’

Citibank CEO to Protesters: 'Call, Me, Dudes!'

Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit said he would be happy to talk with Occupy Wall Street protesters, calling their motives “completely understandable.” “Trust has been broken between financial institutions and the citizens of the U.S., and that is Wall Street’s job, to reach out to Main Street and rebuild that trust,” said the chief of the third largest U.S. bank. He made the remarks as he mingled with plain working folks at a breakfast organized by Fortune magazine. If you can’t make it to Mr. Pandit’s executive suite, Gawker obligingly provides his mobile phone number (646-512-4269) and suggests a few questions. Can’t get through? Try Mr. Pandit’s office phone (212-793-1201) or email him (

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One Response to “Citibank CEO to Protesters: ‘Call Me, Dudes!’”

  1. HL Says:

    The personal finance arm of Citi, formerly CitiFinancial, has changed its name to OneMain Financial.

    I guess they would rather be identified as Main Street than Wall Street.

    It will be hard to gain that identity while Citi charges usurious rates for credit cards, personal loans…

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