VALLEY FORGE, Pa., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard announced today that Anne E. Robinson will join the $3.5 trillion investment management firm next month as General Counsel and Managing Director of its Legal and Compliance Division. She most recently served as a Managing Director and General Counsel Global Cards and Consumer Services at Citi.
"Anne Robinson is an ideal addition to Vanguard's senior leadership team. Her expansive and varied legal experience in the financial services and consulting fields will be of great value to Vanguard and our clients," said Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb.
Ms. Robinson will assume leadership of Vanguard's Legal and Compliance Division from Managing Director Heidi Stam, who announced her intentions to retire in October 2015. As a member of the firm's 12-person senior leadership team, Ms. Robinson will be responsible for all legal and compliance activities, including regulatory, corporate, and litigation matters.
After spending the early part of her career in private law practice and with Deloitte Consulting L.P., Ms. Robinson joined American Express in 2003 and served in various legal positions of increasing responsibility. She joined Citi in 2014 as the General Counsel for Global Cards. She received a B.A. degree in political science with honors from Hampton University in 1991 and graduated from the Columbia Law School in 1994.
Vanguard is one of the world's largest investment management companies. As of May 30, 2016, Vanguard managed more than $3.5 trillion in global assets. The firm, headquartered in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, offers more than 350 funds to its more than 20 million investors worldwide. For more information, visit vanguard.com.
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