Barclays continues to expand Private Bank team in MENA
Source: Ogilvy for Barclays , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Sun August 20, 2017 2:16 pm

UAE. Barclays announced today the appointment of Bjorn Holderbeke as MENA Head of Global Investments and Solutions (GIS) for its Private Bank.

Based in Dubai, Holderbeke will be responsible for product and platform development and will liaise with subject matter experts to assist in developing and delivering bespoke investment content to clients across the MENA region.

Francesco Grosoli, Barclays’ Head of the Private Bank for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), said: “This appointment follows Barclays’ recent announcement about our growth strategy for the Private Bank and is key to our plans to continue to strengthen and grow our award winning team in the region.”

“The MENA region is a priority market with strong opportunities for growth. Bjorn brings a wealth of experience to our existing set-up with his track record guiding and advising MENA clients on their global investments strategy. We are delighted to welcome him to the team to further expand the expertise and support our high and ultra high net worth clients in the region.”

Over the past 15 years, Bjorn has held a range of senior positions across regional and global financial institutions; these include Head of Investment Counseling at ABN AMRO Private Bank, Head of Investment Counseling for the Middle East Team at Emirates NBD Private Bank, and Investment Advisor at Citi Private Bank. Bjorn holds a BA in Economics and Entrepreneurial Leadership from Tufts University. 

About Barclays
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment 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 85,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.
 
For further information about Barclays, please visit our website https://www.home.barclays/

 

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