Ryan A. Zanin is the chief risk officer of GE Capital, the financial services unit of the General Electric Company, which provides financial products and services to businesses and consumers globally. GE Capital finished 2012 with net income of $7.4 billion from continuing operations and assets in excess of $530 billion.
Zanin joined GE Capital in July of 2010, after over 25 years in the financial services industry specializing in risk management. Most recently, he was the managing director and chief risk officer for corporate credit and risk management, overseeing international and capital markets activities at Wells Fargo & Company. He also served as the managing director and chief risk officer for the corporate and investment bank at Wachovia Corporation, a Wells Fargo Company. Zanin served as a Director on the Boards of Wells Fargo Bank International and Wells Fargo Securities.
Prior to Wells Fargo, Zanin spent 14 years in senior leadership roles across Deutsche Bank, AG, including managing director and chief credit officer of global leveraged, structured and real estate finance in the corporate and investment bank, and managing director and deputy head of loan exposure management as well as managing director of leverage finance at corporate and investment bank.
Zanin is a Chartered Financial Analyst and graduated from the Institute of Canadian Bankers and the Canadian Securities Institute.