Diane de Saint Victor appointed as non-executive Director

05 Feb 2013, 07:00 GMT

Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC (“Barclays”) announce that Diane de Saint Victor has been appointed as a non-executive Director of Barclays with effect from 1 March 2013.

Diane is currently General Counsel and Company Secretary and a member of the Group Executive Committee of ABB Limited (“ABB”), the publicly listed international power and automation technologies company based in Switzerland, where her responsibilities include Head of Legal and Integrity Group. She was formerly Senior Vice President and General Counsel of EADS, the European aerospace and defence company.

Commenting, Sir David Walker, Group Chairman, said, “I am pleased to announce Diane’s appointment to the Barclays Board. Her background in legal and regulatory matters and in leading cultural change at ABB will bring a valuable perspective to the Board as we implement the TRANSFORM programme and embed Barclays new Purpose and Values.”

There is no additional information required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph LR9.6.13R of the Listing Rules of the Financial Services Authority.

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