Robert Druskin

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Robert Druskin
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Occupation Chairman of the Board
Employer Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

Robert Druskin is the chairman of the board for The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation.[1]

Highly active in the area of corporate governance, Druskin sits on the advisory boards of Riverwood Capital and of Constellation Wealth Advisors, the board of the United Negro College Fund, and is chairman of Guiding Eyes for the Blind. Previous board affiliations include the Securities Industry Association (now Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association), Affiliated Computer Services, New York University Downtown Hospital and Rutgers University.[2]


Druskin served as chairman of the board of the online brokerage and banking firm E*Trade since December 2009, and lead director since May 2009. He acted as interim chief executive officer from Dec. 31, 2009 to March 31, 2010, responsible for E*Trade’s overall operations. He also served on the firm’s nominating and governance committees, as well as chairing the financial and risk oversight committee.[3]

He spent nearly 16 years at Citigroup and its predecessor companies in a number of senior executive positions across the organization. He was chief opeating officer and member of the Office of the Chairman from 2006 to 2007, responsible along with the chief executive Officer for all business units in the firm. Also reporting to Druskin was the chief operations and technology officer. He spent four years at Citi’s Global Corporate and investment banking division, first as president and chief operating officer, then as chief executive officer.

During his time as Citigroup’s chief operations and technology officer, he oversaw the company’s operations and technology organization globally, as well as its real estate, shared services and business continuity initiatives.

Druskin was with Smith Barney Inc. and later, Salomon Smith Barney for nine years as chief administrative officer and as the head of the asset management and futures divisions. Before joining Smith Barney, he was chief financial officer of Shearson Lehman Brothers.


He is a bachelor of arts graduate of Rutgers College.