This excerpt taken from the ABN 20-F filed Mar 27, 2009.
Brad Kopp is the Managing Board member responsible for BU Americas. He was appointed to the Managing Board on 11 April 2008. He was the former Head of Strategy for RBS America and Group Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development of RBS Citizens, N.A. of Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc. Mr Kopp oversaw all of Citizens Bank's strategic planning and corporate development for RBS' operations in the United States. Mr Kopp was also in charge of Citizens' mergers and acquisitions team and other strategic planning initiatives. He joined Citizens Bank in 1993 as Chief Financial Officer and served as Head of Corporate Strategy and Development from October 1998. Mr Kopp worked for 16 years as an investment banker in New York, most recently with Lehman Brothers. Mr Kopp is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.