Barclays has appointed Jean-Christophe Gerard as CEO, Barclays Private Bank with immediate effect, subject to regulatory approval.
Jean-Christophe joined Barclays in 2017, initially heading up Investments for Barclays Private Bank and has almost 30 years’ of experience in private banking, asset management and investment banking. His previous roles also include Head of Private Bank Europe, Monaco and Switzerland, and CEO of Barclays Monaco.
Barclays Private Bank has also recently been granted a Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services (FAIS) licence by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) in South Africa. As a result, Barclays Bank PLC bankers can now provide the full spectrum of advisory and discretionary products and services offered by Barclays Private Bank while also serving the wider banking needs of African clients seeking global and offshore solutions.
Ashok Vaswani, CEO, Consumer Banking & Payments, said: “With a long and successful career in private banking and financial markets Jean-Christophe is brilliantly placed to lead the Private Bank as we focus on supporting our clients and our next of phase of growth.”
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