Barclays appoints ex-JPMorgan man as non-executive director

Barclays Canary Wharf

Barclays has announced that Stephen Thieke has been appointed as a non-executive Director with immediate effect.

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 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 seven years as a director of Risk Metrics Group, where latterly he served as Chairman of the board, and nine 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'.

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