RNS Number : 0103X
07 January 2014
7 January 2013
Stephen Thieke appointed as non-executive Director
Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC ("Barclays") announce that Stephen Thieke has been appointed as a non-executive Director of Barclays with immediate effect.
Stephen Thieke has four decades of experience in financial services, both in Regulation and Investment Banking. He worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for twenty years where he held several senior positions in Credit and Capital Market Operations and Banking Supervision and later he became a Non-Executive Director at the UK's Financial Services Authority. He has also held senior roles in investment banking and risk management with JP Morgan where he spent ten years. He was Head of the Fixed Income Division, co-Head of Global Markets, President and Chairman of JP Morgan Securities, Inc. and Head of the Corporate Risk Management Group, retiring from JP Morgan in 1999. He has significant board level experience, both in executive and non-executive roles, including spending 7 years as a director of Risk Metrics Group, where latterly he served as Chairman of the board, and 9 years on the board of PNC Financial Services Corp.
Commenting, Sir David Walker, Group Chairman, said, "I am pleased to announce Stephen's appointment to the Barclays Boards. His many years of experience in banking regulation, investment banking and risk management will be a great asset to Barclays."
There is no additional information required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph LR9.6.13R of the Listing Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority.
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About Barclays PLC
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management, with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. Barclays' purpose is to help people achieve their ambitions - in the right way.
With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs over 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.
For further information about Barclays, please visit our website www.barclays.com
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