Barclays: Diane Schueneman appointed as non-executive Director

Barclays: Diane Schueneman appointed as non-executive Director

Barclays: Diane Schueneman appointed as non-executive Director

The FINANCIAL -- Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC announce that Diane Schueneman has been appointed as a non-executive Director of Barclays with immediate effect. 

Diane Schueneman has extensive expertise in managing global, cross-discipline business operations, client services and technology in the financial services industry.  During her 37-year career with Merrill Lynch, Diane’s roles included responsibility for banking, brokerage services and technology provided to Merrill Lynch’s retail and middle market clients, and latterly for IT, operations and client services worldwide as Senior Vice President & Head of Global Infrastructure Solutions.

As a consultant at McKinsey & Company, she has also acted as Head of Global Infrastructure Solutions, advising the IRS Commissioner in the US, and has held a number of non-executive directorships, according to Barclays.

Commenting, John McFarlane, Group Chairman, said, “I am delighted that Diane has agreed to join the Barclays Board.  Her insights into the power of technology and operational efficiency together with her experience in the financial services industry, including in the US, make her a very welcome addition to the Barclays Board.”

Ms Schueneman is currently a non-executive Director of ICAP Plc.  There is no additional information required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph LR9.6.13R of the Listing Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority.