U.S. Bank names Tim Welsh vice chairman of Consumer Banking Sales and Support

June 16, 2019

Welsh joins the bank from a consulting firm where he specialized in financial services and the consumer experience.

U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States, announced today that Tim Welsh will join the organization as vice chairman of Consumer Banking Sales and Support on July 10.

Welsh replaces Kent Stone, who announced his retirement from the company earlier this year.

"Tim is a well-known and highly regarded strategic thought leader in the financial services industry," said Andy Cecere, president and chief executive officer of U.S. Bank. "He is a strong fit for our culture, and his appointment to this role will enable us to continue to position the company for ongoing, sustainable growth."

Welsh will report to Cecere in his new role, and will oversee the company's overall consumer and small business strategy and product management functions, 24-hour banking, mortgage, and consumer lending and digital activities.

"Tim's in-depth knowledge of the consumer and the ever-evolving expectations customers have for their experience with a financial institution are directly in line with our vision at U.S. Bank," Cecere continued. "His perspective is a great complement to our leadership team."

Welsh joins U.S. Bank from McKinsey & Co., where he most recently served as a senior partner. He has 26 years of experience at McKinsey, specializing in financial services and the consumer experience. He is one of only 30 senior partners elected to serve on McKinsey's Shareholders Council, which is the firm's Board of Directors. Welsh is an industry expert who has worked closely with the bank for the past 10 years. 

Welsh is a bold advocate for the community. He is a founder of the Itasca project, a dedicated team of business, government and not-for-profit leaders who are working to improve the quality of life in Minneapolis and St. Paul. He is a board chair for Greater Twin Cities United Way, president of the board of trustees at St. Paul Academy and Summit School, and a past chair of the board for Greater MSP, among others. He holds a master's of business administration degree from Harvard Business School and a bachelor's degree in social studies from Harvard University.

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