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Jason Towne

Chief Audit Executive

Jason Towne joined Citizens Financial Group in April 2008 and currently holds the title of Chief Audit Executive for Citizens Bank, a role he assumed in November 2015. Previously, Jason was Head of Operational Risk Management, Audit Director for Technology, Corporate Services, Change and Data Analytics within RBS Americas Group Internal Audit. Prior to joining the Bank, Jason was a Manager in the Information Technology Advisory Services practice at KPMG LLP, providing specialized Technology Audit and Advisory Services to a broad range of clients across multiple industries, including Financial Services. Jason has approximately nineteen years of audit, advisory and business experience with significant experience managing complex audit and advisory-related projects, assisting clients with the management of their technical and operational control environments, including approximately two years as a professional securities trader.

Jason holds a B.S. degree from Babson College in Accounting with a concentration in Management Information Systems and holds the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), and Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT (GCEIT) designations. He is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).