John C. Dugan

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John C. Dugan
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29th Comptroller of the Currency
In office
August 4, 2005 – August 14, 2010
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Barack Obama
Preceded byJohn D. Hawke, Jr.
Succeeded byThomas J. Curry
Personal details
Born (1955-06-03) June 3, 1955 (age 65)
Washington, D.C., United States
Alma materUniversity of Michigan (BA)
Harvard Law School (JD)
OccupationChairman, Citigroup

John C. Dugan (born June 3, 1955) was the 29th Comptroller of the Currency for the United States Department of the Treasury, sworn in August 2005. He completed his term on August 14, 2010. Dugan was born in Washington, D.C.[1] He currently serves as chairman of Citigroup.

Early life and education[edit]

He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, with a JD from Harvard Law School.


In September 2007, Comptroller Dugan was appointed Chairman of the Joint Forum, which is a group of senior financial sector regulators from the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, and Australia that deals with issues common to the banking, securities, and insurance industries, including supervision of conglomerates.

Comptroller Dugan was the Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance in 1992 and served in Department of the Treasury from 1989 to 1993. Before that he was minority counsel and minority general counsel for the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, from 1985 to 1989. He also served as director of Minbanc, a charitable organization, and was a member of the American Bar Association's committee on banking law. Before serving as Comptroller, Dugan worked for 12 years as a lobbyist representing the banking industry.[2]

Dugan acted as chairman of the Joint Forum on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision [3] from 2007 through December 2009.

Personal life[edit]

Mr. Dugan is married with two children.


  1. ^ "The Canadian Law List". 1994.
  2. ^ Martin, Andrew (2010-03-26). "Does This Bank Watchdog Have a Bite?". New York Times.
  3. ^ "Joint Forum". Bank for International Settlements.

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Government offices
Preceded by
John D. Hawke, Jr.
Comptroller of the Currency
Succeeded by
Thomas J. Curry
Business positions
Preceded by
Michael E. O'Neill
Chairman of Citigroup