RBS Citizens Financial Group honors 117 colleagues with 25 years of service
Bank’s 14th annual Colleague Appreciation Week opens with unveiling of bricks to be installed at One Citizens Plaza
Providence, R. I. (June 04, 2012)- At a ceremony this morning, RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Chairman and CEO Ellen Alemany unveiled 117 specially inscribed bricks honoring colleagues who have been with the company for 25 years. The bricks, each bearing the name of an honoree, will be permanently installed outside RBS Citizens’ headquarters at One Citizens Plaza. More than 2,000 colleagues have been honored with bricks since the bank started the tradition in 1999.
The brick dedication kicked off RBS Citizens’ annual Colleague Appreciation Week, which recognizes colleagues’ hard work on behalf of the bank’s customers and local communities. Congressman David Cicilline, D-RI, joined company executives in congratulating honorees and their families at the ceremony.
“Today is a day when we celebrate the extraordinary loyalty of Citizens’ living legacy – our colleagues with 25 years of service,” said Alemany. “Their significant contributions to our company and steadfast commitment have helped us grow, succeed and make a real difference for our customers and the communities we serve.”
"RBS Citizens Financial Group is a part of what makes Rhode Island a great place to live and work, and it continues to be a great corporate citizen. Congratulations to all of the employees being honored today for their longtime and excellent service," said Congressman David Cicilline. "RBS Citizens Financial Group is a part of what makes Rhode Island a great place to live and work, and it continues to be a great corporate citizen. Congratulations to all of the employees being honored today for their longtime and excellent service," said Congressman David Cicilline.
All RBS Citizens colleagues will be welcomed at Colleague Appreciation Week activities across the bank’s 12-state footprint. Those in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest are celebrating this week, while New England colleagues will celebrate during the week of June 11. This year’s theme for the events is “Thank You, Good Citizens.”
About RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc. ;
RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc., is a $130 billion commercial bank holding company. It is headquartered in Providence, R.I., and through its subsidiaries has more than 1,500 branches, approximately 3,900 ATMs and approximately 19,700 colleagues. Its two bank subsidiaries are RBS Citizens, N.A., and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania. They operate a 12-state branch network under the Citizens Bank brand in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont; and the Charter One brand in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio. RBS-CFG has non-branch retail and commercial offices in more than 30 states. RBS-CFG is owned by RBS (the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc). RBS-CFG’s website is Citizensbank.com..