WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barclays today announced the appointment of Barry Rodrigues as CEO of Barclays Bank Delaware and Head of Barclays US Consumer Bank. This is in addition to his current role as CEO of Barclays Cards & Payments.
Mr. Rodrigues is a seasoned financial services executive with more than 25 years of international banking and payments experience gained in New York, London, Singapore and Hong Kong. He joined Barclays in November 2017 as CEO of Cards & Payments. Before Barclays, Mr. Rodrigues spent six years at Citi as Head of Digital Payments for the Global Consumer Bank. Prior to that, he was at American Express for 25 years in a number of leadership roles, culminating in him becoming President of the Global Network business.
“As Barclays US Consumer Bank continues to grow and expand, I am delighted that Barry will be the CEO of Barclays Bank Delaware and head of Barclays US Consumer Bank, in addition to continuing to lead Cards & Payments,” said Ashok Vaswani, Global Head of Barclays Consumer Banking & Payments. “Having a leader with Barry’s experience and caliber in these key leadership roles will enable us to continue to drive the business forward at pace.”
Mr. Rodrigues commented: “Barclays US Consumer Bank is a phenomenal business with a strong 14-year track record as part of the Barclays group. I am delighted to take on this expanded role and look forward to providing our partners and consumers with best-in-class financial products and services as we continue to realize the vast possibilities of this business.”
Mr. Rodrigues will split his time between New York, Delaware and London. He will report to Ashok Vaswani.
Barclays US Consumer Bank is one of the fastest-growing top-10 credit card issuers in the United States. The bank creates customized, co-branded credit card programs for some of the country's most successful travel, entertainment, retail and affinity institutions, and offers its own branded credit cards, online savings accounts and CDs. For more information, please visit BarclaysUS.com.
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer and wholesale bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 83,500 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. For further information about Barclays, please visit home.barclays.