Barclays’ John Langley to Part Ways with Lender by Year’s End

Mr. Langley has worked at Merrill Lynch and Barclays for the past two decades and will retire from the group

Barclays has lost the services of John Langley, the group’s Head of Global Finance and Risk Solutions (GFRS) who has retired from the lender after more than a decade after having worked in multiple senior level roles, according to a Reuters report.

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Mr. Langley is a longtime veteran of the financial services industry, with a career spanning over two decades. He originally joined Barclays back in 2006, helping lead the risk solutions group in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. In 2012 he was promoted to Head of GFRS, working out of London for the next four years in an expanded role that included ECM and Debt Capital Markets (DCM).

Despite his decision to relinquish his role to pursue other opportunities, Mr. Langley will remain at Barclays until the end of 2016 to help in a transition of key leadership responsibilities and also to help assist assist on multiple strategic projects. In this capacity he will be working with Joe McGrath, BC&I Americas and CEO of the Intermediate Holding Company (IHC), to help coordinate Barclays’ global business.

Prior to joining Barclays in 2006, Mr. Langley spent over a decade at Merrill Lynch as its Global Head FX Options Trading and then as its Co-Head Corporate Risk Management in 2001, according to information made public on his Linkedin profile.

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