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Irene McDermott Brown, Group Human Resources Director

Irene McDermott Brown, Group Human Resources Director

Irene McDermott Brown has been appointed as Barclays’ Group Human Resources Director, subject to regulatory approvals. Irene will join the Executive Committee and report directly to Group Chief Executive, Antony Jenkins.

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I'm relishing the challenge of leading the Barclays HR function as we deliver the changes to the business and its culture that we have promised.
Irene McDermott Brown, Group Human Resources Director

Irene joined Barclays in 2011 from BP. She had previously held senior roles at Cable & Wireless and led her own consultancy business. Irene has been the Interim Group Human Resources Director since October 2012. Commenting on the appointment, Antony Jenkins, Group Chief Executive, Barclays said:

“Irene has demonstrated her commitment and ability to lead an HR function which can support the business as we deliver the Transform agenda and embed our new purpose and values throughout Barclays – both essential to achieving our goal of becoming the ‘Go-To’ bank.”

Irene McDermott Brown, Group Human Resources Director, Barclays said:

“Every organisation’s success depends on the decisions you make around people: who you recruit; how you reward performance; development of your talent; and retention are all crucial to organisational performance. I’m relishing the challenge of leading the Barclays HR function as we deliver the changes to the business and its culture that we have promised.”

 

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