BRIEF-Citigroup CEO says 'empowered' to lead company-CNBC

Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:27pm EST

Jan 24 (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc : * CEO Corbat: Chairman 'empowered me to take the company forward' * CEO Corbat spoke in interview on CNBC * CEO Corbat: 'We feel like our business mix is right' * CEO Corbat says he has 'good relationship' with board which replaced

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