Jud Linville joined Citigroup in September 2010 as the Chief Executive Officer of Citi Cards. He is responsible for running the North America Cards business and works closely with regional Cards heads across the globe to develop world-class capabilities and facilitate rapid growth and innovation. Citi's global credit card business provides credit for people and businesses the world over, with activities in 50 countries and across six continents.
Jud serves on the Global Consumer Banking Council and heads the Global Cards Council.
Prior to joining Citi, Jud was President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Consumer Services at American Express Company. During his 20 years with American Express, Jud held a diverse set of roles and led a variety of business assignments. These included a number of marketing and general management positions, as well as responsibility for the consumer cards, membership rewards, consumer travel, digital assets, and 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. card member and merchant customer service.
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 also serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Jud 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).