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Barbara Yastine

Barbara Yastine

Ms. Yastine serves as Chair of Ally Bank as well as its President and Chief Executive Officer. She served as interim CEO from June 2011 until her permanent appointment in March 2012. She has been Chair of Ally Bank since joining Ally Financial Inc. in May 2010. Ms. Yastine was named to the 2013 annual American Banker list of the Most Powerful Women in Banking. Ally Bank�s success in the marketplace and its steady growth and evolution were noted as contributing factors in being named to the list. Prior to her appointment as permanent CEO and President of Ally Bank, in addition to her Chairmanship of the Bank, Ms. Yastine served as Chief Administrative Officer of AFI, overseeing the Risk, Compliance, Legal and Technology functions.Ms. Yastine is a seasoned executive with diverse experience at financial services companies. Prior to joining AFI, she served as a principal of Southgate Investment Partners, LLC. Before that, she was Chief Financial Officer of Credit Suisse First Boston from 2002 to 2004 with responsibility for Financial and Product Control, Treasury, Risk Management, Strategy, and the Tax function. She was with Citigroup and its predecessors for fifteen years, with her last position being as CFO of Citigroup�s Global Corporate and Investment Bank. During her time at Citigroup, she also served as Chief Auditor, Chief Administrative Officer of the Global Consumer Group, and as Executive Vice President of Consumer Finance. She began her career at Travelers as the Head of Investor Relations.Ms. Yastine holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Master of Business Administration in Finance, both from New York University. She serves on the Board of Directors of Primerica Corporation (NYSE: PRI). She also is a member of the Board of Trustees of Phoenix House.