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William R. RHODES

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William R. RHODES

威廉·罗兹先生现任花旗集团高级顾问,此前任花旗集团高级副董事长及花旗银行国际事务负责人,在花旗集团供职超过53年。罗兹先生曾因在上世纪80年代及90年代解决涉及众多发展中国家与全球债权人之间的外债危机的过程中所发挥的领导作用而赢得国际金融外交家的美誉:其曾率领由国际银行组成的顾问委员会参与阿根廷、巴西、牙买加、墨西哥、秘鲁和乌拉圭等拉美国家的债务重组谈判;带领国际银行团队商定将韩国银行系统于1997-1998年间面临的短期债务进行延期;并作为全球协调员于1999年初帮助实施和维护外国商业银行对巴西的贸易和银行间的信用额度。此后,罗兹先生作为各国政府、金融高管及企业值得信赖的顾问享誉全球。罗兹先生著有《走向世界的银行家:来自全球金融第一线的领导经验》(“Banker to the World, Leadership Lessons from the Front Lines of Global Finance”) 一书,现已出版有中文、葡文、韩文、日文,以及为印度及南亚地区特别制作的英文等多个语种译本。35年来,罗兹先生参与协调了世界范围内每一次重大的债务危机,并在发生于拉美、中东欧、土耳其、伊拉克和亚洲地区的主权债务危机谈判过程中发挥了重要作用。罗兹先生是众多盈利及非盈利机构的领导人,曾获得各国政府及机构授予的诸多勋章和荣誉。

Bill Rhodes is a senior advisor for Citi, having stepped back from full time responsibilities after more than 53 years with the institution. He most recently served as senior vice chairman and senior international officer of Citigroup and Citibank.Mr. Rhodes gained a reputation for international financial diplomacy in the 1980s and 1990s as a result of his leadership in helping manage the external-debt crisis that involved developing nations and their creditors worldwide. He headed the advisory committees of international banks that negotiated debt-restructuring agreements for Argentina, Brazil, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay. He also chaired the international bank group that negotiated the extension of short-term debt of the Korean banking system in 1997-‘98, and he acted as worldwide coordinator to help implement the maintenance of trade and inter-bank lines by foreign commercial banks to Brazil in early 1999. He has since served as a trusted advisor to governments, financial officials, and corporations worldwide.He is author of the book “Banker to the World, Leadership Lessons from the Front Lines of Global Finance,” which has been published in Mandarin, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, and in a special English edition for India and South Asia. Bill Rhodes was involved in every major debt crisis around the world over the last 35 years and played a key role in negotiating a resolution to the sovereign debt crises in Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Iraq and Asia. He is a director of many for-profit and non-for-profit organizations and has received numerous decorations and honors from governments and institutions.