Jud Linville joined Citigroup in September 2010 as the Chief Executive Officer of Citi Cards. He leads Citi's Cards businesses on a global basis. Citi's global credit card business provides credit for individuals and small businesses in 35 countries, across six continents. As a global payment business, Citi Cards is essential to effective commerce, seamlessly bringing cardmembers and merchants together to complete purchase or lending transactions, whether on a card, over the Internet, or through a mobile device.
Jud serves on Citigroup's Operating Committee and the Global Consumer Banking Council.
Prior to joining Citi, Jud was President and Chief Executive Officer of Consumer Services at American Express Company, responsible for U.S. Cards, U.S. Consumer Travel, Membership Rewards, and the Global Pre-paid businesses. Before leading the Consumer Card Services Group, Jud was Executive Vice President of the Service Delivery Network where he was responsible for all U.S. cardmember and merchant customer service, as well as all digital sales and service on a global basis. During his nearly 20 years with American Express, Jud held a diverse set of general management, marketing and customer service roles.
Jud is a member of the Board of Visitors at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and the Board of Trustees at Lafayette College. He earned a bachelor's degree from Lafayette College and a doctorate in psychology from Hahnemann University Medical College (now the Drexel University College of Medicine).