Joseph C. Guyaux
Senior Vice Chairman and Chief Risk Officer
Joseph C. Guyaux is senior vice chairman and chief risk officer of The PNC Financial Services Group. In this role, he has responsibility for PNC's enterprise-wide risk management program, including operating, compliance, credit and market risk.
Prior to being named to his current position in February 2012, Guyaux was president of PNC and the head of Retail Banking where he led PNC's consumer businesses, business banking and brokerage. In addition, the Residential Mortgage business reported to him.
Guyaux joined PNC in 1972 and, after holding several management positions, was named senior vice president and manager of Metropolitan Commercial Banking in Pittsburgh in 1989. In 1991, he was elected president of PNC's Northeast PA market, with primary responsibility for the market's retail business. Guyaux was elected executive vice president and retail market manager for the Pittsburgh market in 1993 and elected senior vice president and manager, PNC Private Bank, in 1995. In 1997, he was appointed deputy manager of the Consumer Banking business and later that year he was named chief executive officer of that business. In that role, Guyaux instituted a successful customer-focused strategy that has resulted in increases in net income, customer and employee satisfaction, and extensive employee volunteerism. He became responsible for PNC's middle market, corporate finance, capital markets, asset-based lending, treasury management and leasing businesses in 2001 and 2002. When appointed president in 2002, he assumed responsibility for wealth management. In July 2005, Guyaux was named head of Retail Banking.
Guyaux is chairman of the board of directors for the Civic Light Opera and a life trustee of the Carnegie Museums Pittsburgh. In addition, he serves on the boards of directors of DQE Holdings LLC, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Carnegie Museum of Natural History and Highmark, Inc. He was elected an emeritus member of the board of directors of Duquesne University in October 2009.
A graduate of Brown University, Guyaux received his bachelor of science degree in 1972 and earned his master's in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh in 1984. He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.