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Barclays Plc

Barclays Plc

Sector: National Commercial Banks Region: United Kingdom


: | OTC Markets: BCLYF | London Stock Exchange: BARC | Frankfurt Stock Exchange: BCY


Barclays Plc is a global financial services provider. The company is engaged in the provision of retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management with an international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. Barclays operates through two groups: Retail and Business Banking, and Corporate and Investment Banking and Wealth Management. The Barclays Retail and Business Banking group comprises of four business units: UK Retail Banking, Barclaycard, Barclays Africa and Western Europe Retail Banking. UK Retail Banking is a retail bank which serves UK customers through contact centers, online banking and various branches. It provides a wide range of products and financial services to its customers. Through UK Retail Banking, customers have access to current account and savings products, Woolwich-branded mortgages, unsecured loan and protection products and general insurance. Barclaycard is a multi-brand credit card and consumer lending business which also processes card payments for retailers and merchants, and issues credit and charge cards to corporate customers and the UK government. In the UK, Barclaycard comprises of Barclaycard UK Cards, Barclaycard Partnerships, Barclays Partner Finance and Firstplus. Outside the UK, Barclaycard provides credit cards in the United States, Germany, South Africa and in the Nordic region. Western Europe Retail Banking includes retail banking and Barclaycard operations in Spain, Italy, France and Portugal. Barclays Africa encompasses Barclays Global Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, and Barclaycard operations in 10 countries organized in four geographic areas: North Africa (Egypt), East and West Africa (Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya), Southern Africa (Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe), and the Indian Ocean (Mauritius and Seychelles). It provides a variety of traditional financial products, including retail mortgages, current and deposit accounts, commercial lending, unsecured lending, credit cards, treasury and investments. In addition, it provides specialist services such as Sharia-compliant products and mobile banking. The Barclays Corporate & Investment Banking and Wealth Management Cluster comprises of three business units: Barclays Capital, Barclays Corporate and Barclays Wealth. Barclays Capital is the investment banking division of Barclays. It provides large corporate, government and institutional clients with a comprehensive set of solutions for their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs. Barclays Corporate provides banking solutions to organizations. Barclays industry sector specialists offer advice on banking products, support, expertise and services, and customers are offered access to other areas of the Barclays Group which might help meet their investment or business needs, such as Barclaycard, Barclays Wealth and Barclays Capital. Barclays Wealth is a global wealth manager. It focuses on private and intermediary clients worldwide, providing international and private banking, investment management, fiduciary services and brokerage. The company was founded on July 20, 1896 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Executives

John McFarlane, Chairman
John McFarlane is a leading figure in global banking and in the City of London, having spent over 40 years in the sector, over half of which was at main board level. He is chairman of Barclays PLC as well as TheCityUK. John was Chairman of Aviva, FirstGroup, and the Australian Bankers Association. He was CEO of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group for 10 years, and prior to that group executive director of Standard Chartered, and head of Citibank in the UK. John is a non-executive director of Westfield Corporation, Old Oak Holdings, and the UK Financial Services Trade and Investment Board, and is a member of the International Monetary Conference, the European Financial Roundtable, and the Institut International d”Etudes Bancaires. He was formerly non-executive director of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Capital Radio, and the Council of The London Stock Exchange. He has banking and securities fellowships in Hong Kong, Australia and the UK.
Tim Throsby, President, Barclays International Chief Executive Officer, Corporate and Investment Bank
Tim Throsby is President of Barclays International and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate and Investment Bank at Barclays. Based in London, he is a member of the Group Executive Committee. Prior to joining Barclays in January 2017, Tim worked for JPMorgan where he held a variety of senior management roles, most recently serving as Global Head of Equities. Tim has had an extensive career in banking and asset management, working initially for Credit Suisse and Macquarie, before joining Goldman Sachs in 1995 as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Equity Derivatives for Asia. In 2002, he joined Lehman Brothers to lead the Asia Equities Division, before relocating to New York in 2004 to run the global Equity Derivatives business as well as risk arbitrage. In 2005, he became President of Citadel Asia where he oversaw the investment firm’s Asia business. He serves on the board of Human Dignity Trust, and is a school governor at the Ark Oval Primary Academy. Tim holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney.
Tushar Morzaria, Group Finance Director
Tushar joined the Board and Executive Committee of Barclays in October 2013 as Group Finance Director. Prior to this, he was CFO, Corporate and Investment Bank at JPMorgan Chase, a role he held on the merger of the investment bank and the wholesale treasury/security services business at JP Morgan. Prior to the merger, he was CFO of the investment bank and held other various roles during his career at JP Morgan. Tushar qualified as an accountant at Coopers and Lybrand Deloitte and for most of his career he has worked in investment banking, having held various roles at SG Warburg, JP Morgan and Credit Suisse. Tushar has over 20 years of strategic financial management experience, which will prove invaluable in his role as Group Finance Director.
Paul Compton, Group Chief Operating Officer
Paul Compton joined Barclays as Group Chief Operating Officer in May 2016. In this role, Paul is responsible for leading the global Operations & Technology functions, driving the implementation of the structural reform and cost transformation programmes, and for the delivery of other major bank-wide projects. Prior to joining Barclays, Paul was the Chief Administrative Officer of JPMorgan Chase, and was accountable for overseeing global technology, operations, real estate and general services. Before being appointed in this role in 2013, Paul served as Co-Chief Administrative Officer for the Corporate & Investment Bank, Deputy Head of Operations for JPMorgan Chase, and head of the JPMorgan Chase Global Service Centre in India. Paul started his career at JPMorgan in 1997, and first led the overhaul of the wholesale bank’s credit risk infrastructure, before taking on the role as Chief Financial Officer for the Investment Bank. Previous to JP Morgan, Paul spent 10 years as Principal at Ernst & Young in the Brisbane and New York offices. Paul holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Queensland, Australia. He received post-graduate degrees from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Securities Institute of Australia. He has previously been a member of the Board of Directors of the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), American Australian Association and the American Red Cross of Greater New York.
Bob Hoyt, Group General Counsel
Bob joined Barclays in October 2013 and is responsible for all legal and regulatory matters across Barclays as Group General Counsel. Previously, Bob was at PNC Financial Services Group, where he was General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Affairs Officer, having previously served as Deputy General Counsel since 2009. Between 2006 and 2009, Bob served as General Counsel of the US Department of the Treasury, where he was the Chief Legal Officer of the department and a senior policy advisor to Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr. Among other responsibilities, he directed the US administration’s legal strategy for managing significant events in the financial markets, including the failures of Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, AIG, and the US auto industry; the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac; and the creation and implementation of the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Prior to that Bob served at the White House where he was Special Assistant and Associate Counsel to President George W. Bush. In that position, Bob was responsible for a variety of legal issues, including investigations and litigation, as well as legal and policy matters involving several executive branch departments and components of the Executive Office of the President. Earlier in his career, Bob was a partner in the Securities, Litigation and Corporate departments of the law firm of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr (WilmerHale). At WilmerHale, Bob advised public and private companies and their executives on a variety of contested, investigative, transactional and regulatory matters. Bob also served multiple terms on WilmerHale’s Management Committee and Executive Committee, and was a Vice Chair of the firm’s Securities Department. Before joining WilmerHale, Bob clerked for Justice Herbert P. Wilkins of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Bob graduated from Cornell University with honours in 1986, and received his master’s degree and Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania in 1989.

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