The 2006 Distinguished Graduate Award was presented to Dr. Stephen Young, Managing Director of Accounting Policy, Citigroup’s Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB).
A native of the Niagara Region, Dr. Young graduated in 1991 from Brock University, ranking first in his class, with a Bachelor of Accounting (Co-op) degree. He went on to receive his Master of Accountancy degree in 1992, again ranking first in his class, from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and completed his PhD in Financial Economics 1997 also from Case Western.
Located at Citigroup’s New York City office, Dr. Young is responsible for implementing and maintaining CIB’s accounting policies; co-ordinating with and advising Citigroup’s treasurers, CFO’s transactors and their customers on structured finance and other accounting issues; and influencing the development of relevant accounting standards.
Citigroup Inc. is a pre-eminent financial services company, with some 200 million customer accounts in more than 100 countries. Its history dates back to the founding of Citibank in 1812, Bank Handlowy in 1870, Smith Barney in 1873, Banamex in 1884 and Salomon Brothers in 1910.
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