New York City Deputy Mayor Edward Skyler will join Citigroup as Executive Vice President, Global Public Affairs, the company announced today. Skyler will lead all external and internal communications and share leadership of government affairs and investor relations.
“No other bank has the positive impact on people’s lives around the world that Citi does. I am enthusiastic about joining such a revered New York City and global institution,” said Skyler in a statement.
Kate James, previously handled Citigroup PR and left the company in November 2009 to join The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Skyler has been with the Bloomberg administration since 2002, serving as press secretary, communications director and deputy mayor for administration.