Who Is New Barclays CEO Anthony Jenkins ?

Hands - Grzegorz Kozakiewicz

So who is new Barclays CEO Anthony Jenkins ?

Antony Jenkins is Chief Executive of Retail and Business Banking and joined the Barclays Executive Committee in November 2009. Prior to that he had been Chief Executive of Barclaycard since January 2006.

Jenkins is the executive responsible for Diversity and Inclusion at Barclays and in February 2009, he became a Barclays appointed non-executive director of Absa, the South African banking group.

From 2008 to 2011, Jenkins was on the Board of Visa Europe Ltd. He is a member of the steering group for the Big Innovation Centre, an initiative of the Work Foundation and Lancaster University, and is closely involved with a number of charities as well as being a Patron for Government Employee Engagement.

Barclays is where Jenkins started his career in finance back in 1983, when he completed the Barclays Management Development Programme before going on to hold various roles in retail and corporate banking. He moved to Citigroup in 1989, working in both London and New York.

Jenkins was educated at Oxford University and has a Masters in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. He also has an MBA from the Cranfield Institute of Technology.

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