Shares of Citizens Financial Group Inc (NYSE:CFG) ended Monday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.09 points or 0.37% at $24.19 with 4.03 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $24.27, the shares hit an intraday low of $24.11 and an intraday high of $24.53 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $12.37 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 564.44 million shares.
On August 12, 2016 Citizens Bank recently announced the appointment of Lamont Young as Head of Digital. Young will also continue to manage his existing responsibilities for Multi-Channel Marketing. With more than 20 years of digital and marketing experience in the consumer goods and financial services industries, Young will oversee Citizens strategic investments in digital, online and mobile banking, digital marketing, user experience and social media. Young was also named to the Executive Committee for Citizens Consumer Bank.
“Our digital capabilities are increasingly important to our customers and to our businesses,” said Beth Johnson, chief marketing officer and head of Consumer strategy for Citizens. “To meet our customers’ evolving needs, we are continuing to optimize our digital strategy and distribution capabilities to enable them to able to bank when, where and how they want. Lamont’s breadth of experience in digital and marketing will be pivotal to helping us move forward in this space.”
Prior to assuming his new role, Young served as senior vice president of digital and direct marketing, a position he held since joining Citizens in 2012. Previously, Young held several leadership positions with Bank of America in digital sales, digital media, and content development. Before joining Bank of America, Young founded a firm that provided web and design services to small business. Young earned his BS in Marketing from Penn State University and his Master of Business Administration from Winthrop University.
Young is a member of several organizations including Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, the American Marketing Association, the Consumer Bankers Association Digital Committee and the National Association of Black MBA’s.
Shares of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) ended Monday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.33 points or -1.62% at $20.00 with 3.86 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $20.27, the shares hit an intraday low of $19.90 and an intraday high of $20.32 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $9.76 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 487.73 million shares.
The Western Union Company (WU) on September 13, 2016 announced the appointment of Bill Chandler as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer. Chandler served in a similar role over the past decade at Gap Inc., the global retail and digital consumer business.
Chandler started earlier this month and reports to Elizabeth G. Chambers, the Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Product Officer, who is responsible for the company’s strategy, product, marketing and communications.
“Bill is an accomplished strategic communicator who brings a wealth of experience to Western Union from a variety of industries and sectors,” said Chambers. “He’ll play an integral role in helping us build our brand, sharing our long and growing track record of product and channel innovation in the cross-border payments space.”
In this role, Chandler leads the global communications organization and serves as the key media spokesperson for the company.
“Western Union stands in a unique place in the marketplace – serving consumers and businesses in more than 200 countries,” Chandler said. “With the execution of our digital strategy and focus on our core business, it’s an exciting time to join a truly purpose-driven company, and help raise the visibility and standing of the brand worldwide.”