also putting the finishing touches on ambitious expansion plans for the company's private bank.

Citigroup announced Tuesday that Mr. Aziz, 49, is returning to his native Pakistan as minister of finance. The appointment, which was expected, caps a career that has taken Mr. Aziz to management posts around the world. His departure date could not be learned.

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