Kevin Cronin has been General Manager and Head of U.S. Wholesale Banking since April 26, 2011. In his role, Mr. Cronin is responsible for both the relationship management and portfolio management of the bank's U.S. customer base. His expertise in corporate banking products and services and their application to corporate financing needs is a valuable asset to MUFG. He has vast experience in syndicated finance, public and private debt instruments, risk mitigation techniques, global treasury and trade services as well as credit and business risk assessment.
Mr. Cronin also brings to his role deep experience in corporate banking and finance, risk and portfolio management, and client development, combined with industry knowledge and leadership skills. He possesses a broad knowledge of industries which represent attractive corporate banking opportunities (Natural Resources, Consumer & Retail, Diversified Industrials, Media, Technology and Financial Institutions) and has vast experience developing business and financial plans focused on fee pools, key players, major trends, industry challenges, and strategic opportunities. His background contributes both broad strategic thinking and attention to detail to MUFG's growing business.
Mr. Cronin served as Managing Director and head of U.S. Corporate Banking at Banco Santander. Prior to that, he had a 20-year career at Bank of America and its predecessor firms (FleetBoston, BancBoston) where his previous responsibilities included leading U.S. Corporate Banking coverage and Treasury Management sales for corporate clients in the Americas. Mr. Cronin is a graduate of Boston University and holds an MBA in Finance from Babson College.