Pandit has had a tough go in his two years as chief of Citigroup, as shown by his meager 45% positive rating, according to Zeta.
But he has done little to endear himself to shareholders, employees, and the government after Citi received $45 million in federal bailout money.
Early in the year, Pandit tried to make amends by asking for a one-dollar salary until the company returned to profitability. A month later he claimed Citi was profitable in the first
two months of the year. But when better-than-expected first-quarter results were reported in April, observers warned that the numbers were padded.
Things only got worse: by June, FDIC chairman Sheila Bair was said to be lobbying for his removal.NEXT: Worst: Edward Liddy