Kevin L. Thurm is the Chief Compliance Officer of Citigroup. In this role, Thurm leads Global Compliance, which is responsible for proactively identifying, evaluating, mitigating and reporting on compliance and reputational risks across the enterprise.
Prior to becoming Chief Compliance Officer, Thurm served as Deputy General Counsel of Citi; he led the Corporate Legal group, overseeing a number of Company-wide Legal functions and providing support on day to day matters, including issues involving the Board, senior executives and regulators.
Since joining Citi in 2001, Thurm has also served as the Chief Administrative Officer of Consumer Banking North America, where he helped lead the business group and was responsible for a variety of functions including Community Relations, Compliance, Legal and Public Affairs; Director for Administration in the Corporate Center; Chief of Staff to the President and Chief Operating Officer of Citigroup; and as the Director of Consumer Planning in the Global Consumer Group.
Prior to joining Citigroup, Thurm was the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from 1996-2001. Beginning in January 1993, Thurm was HHS Chief of Staff. During 1992, Thurm worked on the Clinton for President and Clinton-Gore '92 campaigns. From 1989-1991, he was an associate with the New York law firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel. He also worked as a legislative assistant in the Massachusetts state legislature in 1983-1984.
Thurm, a former Rhodes Scholar, received a B.A. from Tufts University in 1983, B.A./M.A. from Oxford University in 1986, and J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1989.