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Barclays names new EMEA investment head

DUBAI, November 26, 2018

Barclays, a British multinational investment bank and financial services company, has appointed Jean-Damien Marie as the new head of investments (Private Bank & Overseas Services) for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

With over 20 years’ experience in capital markets, asset and wealth management business development and portfolio construction for large asset owners, Jean-Damien brings deep private banking and investment expertise to the team to support the delivery of the high-growth strategy for Private Bank & Overseas Services across the region.

He will be responsible for the development and positioning of Barclays as a best-in-class advisory and discretionary manager and as a leading sales, trading and transactional idea provider in EMEA and will be based in Geneva, said a statement from the bank.

Welcoming him into the fold, Jean-Christophe Gerard, the head of investments, Private Bank & Overseas Services at Barclays said: "Jean-Damien’s appointment significantly advances our plans to strengthen our capabilities. He will play an important role in helping us originate tailored investment solutions that are relevant for our clients."

Barclays, he stated, continues to build its investment capabilities in Private Bank & Overseas Services through a focused programme of key hires.

"Recent hires include Ken Sze as the head of funds and ETFs, and Shenal Kakad as the new head of strategic solutions group (SSG) private markets," he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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