The Assured Guaranty board of directors has appointed Bonnie L. Howard as an independent director.
According to a release, Howard will also serve on the board's Audit and Risk Oversight committees.
Assured Guaranty is a provider of financial guaranty insurance.
"We are very pleased to welcome Bonnie Howard to our board," said Assured Guaranty Chairman, Walter Scott. "With her distinguished background in finance and enterprise risk management, she will make strong contributions to our corporate governance and our credit and risk culture."
Howard has more than 30 years of experience in auditing and risk management. She was Chief Auditor and Global Head of Control and Emerging Risk at Citigroup, leading a team of over 1,500 professionals covering $1.9 trillion of assets in over 100 countries, until her retirement in 2011. She was previously Managing Director of Capital Markets Audit at Fleet Boston Financial and a Managing Director at JPMorgan in the roles of Global Head of Markets Operational Risk Management and Deputy Auditor.
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