Prior to joining Citizens, Mittal spent nine years at Capital One and nine years at Chevy Chase Bank, where he worked in mortgage production, consumer sales, and other functions. He has extensive experience across sales, operations, capital markets, strategy, analytics, product management, and technology.

“Sonu Mittal is a respected executive and industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of mortgage lending,” Hutchins said in a statement. “He will be an invaluable asset to Freddie Mac, and I welcome him to the company. I look forward to working with him to advance our housing mission and bring greater access, affordability and equity to families across the country.”

“In my 20+ years in housing, I’ve seen the fundamental challenges affordability and access pose for many families looking to achieve the dream of homeownership,” Mittal said. “I’m excited to join a mission-driven company that is committed to helping address these issues on a scale that will impact families across the nation. I appreciate my time at Citizens and look forward to collaborating with them and others in my new position to support a vibrant housing system.”

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