(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc's
Michael Corbat, who took over as chief executive following Vikram Pandit's resignation in October, briefed the board on his thinking at meetings last week, the paper said. An announcement is expected early next year, the Journal said.
The former chief operating officer, John Havens, resigned when Pandit did.
A Citi spokeswoman was not immediately available for comment.
(Reporting by Mridhula Raghavan in Bangalore; Editing by Gary Hill)