CHICAGO — The Chicago Board of Education on Tuesday tapped veteran corporate executive Peter W. Rogers to manage the cash-strapped district’s finances as it struggles with a looming $1 billion deficit and must find the cash to pay for a $300 million, four-year teachers’ contract.

Rogers served as president and chief executive officer of Diners Club International, formerly a subsidiary of Citibank, for 15 years. He also previously served as executive vice president andregional marketing director for Citibank’s Consumer Group European Division in London and has held management positions with Wilson Sporting Goods and Procter and Gamble.

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