MCLEAN, Va., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Capital One Financial
Corporation (NYSE: COF) today announced that Susan R. McFarland has been named
to the post of Corporate Controller, reporting to Chief Financial Officer Gary
In her new role, McFarland will be responsible for overseeing corporate
accounting and reporting functions for the company, as well as corporate tax
and the financial control environment. In her previous two years at Capital
One, McFarland has been serving as CFO for Capital One's largest business
line, US Card, and has provided support to the company's various corporate
infrastructure groups including IT and Human Resources.
"Susan's experience within the company and in the industry has proven a
valuable asset to our financial management team," said Perlin. "We look
forward to her continued leadership as Controller."
McFarland is a CPA and joined Capital One after a sixteen-year career with
Bank One where she served in a number of key roles, including Controller of
Bank One Houston followed by CFO positions supporting national functions
ranging from operations to retail banking. Prior to her work at Bank One
McFarland spent three years as a senior auditor with Deloitte & Touche.
About Capital One
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One Financial Corporation
(www.capitalone.com) is a holding company whose principal subsidiaries
include: Capital One Bank and Capital One, F.S.B., which offer consumer
lending products, and Capital One Auto Finance, Inc., which offers primarily
automobile financing products. Capital One's subsidiaries collectively had
47.0 million managed accounts and $71.2 billion in managed loans outstanding
as of December 31, 2003. Capital One, a Fortune 500 company, is one of the
largest providers of MasterCard and Visa credit cards in the world. Capital
One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "COF" and is
included in the S&P 500 index.
SOURCE Capital One Financial Corporation
CONTACT: Paul Paquin, V.P., Investor Relations, +1-703-720-2456, or
Tatiana Stead, Director, Corporate Media, +1-703-720-2352, both of Capital One