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Barclays appoints Group Chief Operating Officer

Barclays appoints Group Chief Operating Officer

Paul Compton has been appointed Group Chief Operating Officer.

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A Chairman’s legacy: How F.C. Goodenough created the modern Barclays

Frederick Craufurd Goodenough is largely credited with shaping the modern Barclays during his tenure as Chairman from 1917-1934

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Leading on change

Launching an idea

Are you a fintech start-up looking to scale quickly? You should apply for the Barclays Accelerator programme.  Read our case studies to see how Barclays Accelerator helped.

Read the LiveOak case studyLiveOak case study Read the RangeForce case studyRangeForce case study Read the Everledger case studyEverledger case study Read the Cutover case studyCutover case study Find out more about Barclays AcceleratorBarclays Accelerator
Barclays history - 300 years and counting

300 years and counting

We've always welcomed bright ideas and new technology: from backing the fastest steam ships in the world to making payments as easy as swiping your finger.

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Wheels for Change 2015 raises more than £200,000 for The Prince’s Trust

More than 400 employees from across Barclays, including members of the Senior Leadership Group, challenged their cycling prowess earlier this year to raise money for The Prince’s Trust in the annual employee-led mass fundraising initiative, Wheels for Change.

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Barclays launches Rise global community

Barclays opened the doors of Rise New York, a physical space and virtual global community designed to pioneer the future of financial technology in July. In October we opened a hub in Africa and by the end of 2016, Barclays plans to have opened Rise hubs in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Find out more about Rise New YorkRead the full story Find out more about the opening of Rise in AfricaRise in Africa
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Make Barclays your bank of choice

Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management, with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.

Barclays in numbers

Over 50 countries
in which Barclays operates

48 million
customers worldwide

Over 325 years
of history and expertise in banking

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