Chief Executive Officer for International Business
Francisco Aristeguieta is chief executive officer for our international business. In this role, he is responsible for all international business activities, including driving strategy, stewarding client engagement, developing talent, pursuing growth opportunities, increasing market share and deepening relationships with local government officials and regulators. He is a member of the company’s Management Committee, its most senior strategy and policy-making team.
Prior to joining State Street, Francisco served as CEO of Citigroup Asia, where he was responsible for all businesses in the region’s 16 markets, as well as consumer operations in the UK, Russia, Poland and the UAE. Francisco oversaw 60,000 people across the region and was a member of Citigroup’s Global Management Committee since 2012.
After joining Citigroup in 1994, Francisco held several leadership roles, including CEO of Latin America, Citi Transaction Services Head for Latin America and Mexico, CEO for Citi Venezuela and Ecuador and CEO for the Andean Region Cluster of countries. He was also a member of the Executive Committee of Banco Nacional de Mexico (Banamex) and the CTS Global Executive Committee.
Prior to Citigroup, Francisco worked for Vestcor Partners, where he covered debt capital markets origination for Venezuela, Colombia and Brazil. Prior to Vestcor Partners, he worked for Petroleos de Venezuela’s (PDVSA) Project Finance Group.
Francisco has served on several boards, including The Citigroup Foundation for Citi Ventures and the Asia Society. He was also previously vice chairman of the board for Banco de Chile and chairman of the board for Colfondos. He has also been a board member for the Association of American Chambers of Commerce of Latin America, The American Society and Council of the Americas, Junior Achievement Americas, Banking Associations of Colombia, Venezuela and Ecuador, and the American Chambers of Commerce for Columbia, Venezuela and Ecuador. Francisco was also a member of The Young Presidents Organization (YPO) beginning in 2003.
Francisco holds a Master of Business Administration from Brunel University. He also has a graduate degree in banking and finance, and an undergraduate degree in business administration with a concentration in management from the Universidad Metropolitana.