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Barclays: Antony Jenkins appointed as group chief executive

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London, United Kingdom - August 30, 2012, London, United Kingdom - Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC announce that Antony Jenkins has been appointed as a director and as group chief executive of Barclays, effective immediately.

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Mr. 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. Mr. 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, Mr. 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.

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