Alberto Cribiore

Alberto Cribiore
Vice Chairman, Institutional Clients Group

Alberto Cribiore is Vice Chairman of Citi’s Institutional Clients Group, which encompasses all Citi activities except the Consumer Bank. As a member of the Senior Advisory Group, Mr. Cribiore serves some of Citi’s largest and most important clients, interfacing with CEOs and Board of Directors of global companies, governments and central banks to insure that Citi can provide them with best in class advice and services.

A native of Milan, Italy Mr. Cribiore graduated cum laude from Bocconi University in 1969 with degrees in business and economics. In 1975 Mr. Cribiore relocated to New York as Vice President of IFI International, the holding company controlled by the Agnelli Family, Italy's leading industrial family. From 1982 until 1985 he was Senior Vice President/Strategic Planning at Warner Communication working directly with Steven J. Ross, Chairman and CEO. In 1985 he joined Clayton, Dubilier and Rice Inc., as one of three equal principal shareholders. In 1997 he formed Brera Capital Partners, a global private equity investment firm. In 2008 he joined Citi as a Vice Chairman where he remains to the present.

From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Cribiore was a member of the Board of Directors of Merrill Lynch where he served as non-executive Chairman in 2007.

Outside of his professional endeavors, Mr. Cribiore's primary interests are in music, education and fostering relations between Italy and the United States.

He is passionate about opera and has travelled the world to attend performances in all major theaters, from La Scala to the Mariinsky, from Glyndebourne to Salzburg. He is a major contributor to the Metropolitan Opera Association where he was a Managing Director and a member of the Board for 19 years.

In the area of education, Mr. Cribiore served as a Trustee of Reed College from 1995 to 2010. At present, he serves as a member of Weill Cornell Medicine’s Board of Overseers, is a director of The American Italian Foundation for Cancer Research and is a member of the International Advisory Council of Bocconi University in Milan and the Chairman of Friends of Bocconi in New York City.

As a proud Italian and American citizen (since 1999) he is a current member and former member of the Board of the Council for United States and Italy, the organization founded by David Rockefeller and Giovanni Agnelli to foster relations between the two countries. Since 2005 he has been a member of the Columbus Citizens Foundation in New York City and in 2015 had the honor of serving as the Grand Marshal of the Columbus Day Parade.

Mr. Cribiore is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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