Citi's Vice Chairman Ray McGuire to step down

McGuire, who was also most recently Citi's chairman of banking, capital markets and advisery, has decided to run for mayor of New York

  
People walk past a Citibank branch in New York October 15, 2013.

People walk past a Citibank branch in New York October 15, 2013.

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Citigroup Inc Vice Chairman Ray McGuire will leave the bank after 15 years in various roles to pursue his "lifelong passion for public service", according to a memo seen by Reuters on Thursday.

McGuire, who was also most recently Citi's chairman of banking, capital markets and advisery, has decided to run for mayor of New York, the New York Times reported earlier in the day.

(Reporting by Imani Moise in New York and Noor Zainab Hussain in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli) ((noor.hussain@thomsonreuters.com; Within U.S. +1 646 223 8780; Outside U.S. +91 80 6182 2663 or +91 80 3796 2663 ;))

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