Walter Wriston (walter.wriston@citicorp.com) joined Citibank in 1946. He served as president, chairman, and ceo for 17 years until his retirement in 1984. From 1982 to 1989, he was chairman of president Reagan’s Economic Policy Advisory Board. Wriston is the author of Risk and Other Four-Letter Words (Harper & Row) and The Twilight of Sovereignty (Simon & schuster).