(Delaware Business Now - July 28, 2019) This week, Barry Rodrigues was named 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.
Rodrigues has 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, 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.”
Rodrigues will split his time between New York, Delaware and London. He will report to Vaswani.
Added duties for Rodrigues comes as Barclays makes plans to move more than 500 jobs in Delaware to a New Jersey site.
Barclays filed a WARN job reduction notice in June with the Delaware Department of Labor listing a job cut at 525. 2017, it filed a WARN notice listing more than 200 job cuts at a site in Ogletown south of Newark.
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