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Thursday 19 September, 2013

Barclays PLC

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 4092O
Barclays PLC
19 September 2013

19 September 2013


Barclays PLC


Wendy Lucas-Bull appointed as non-executive Director



Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC ("Barclays") announce that Wendy Lucas-Bull has been appointed as a non-executive Director of Barclays with immediate effect.


Wendy is Chairman of Barclays Africa Group Limited (formerly Absa Group Limited), one of the largest financial services groups in Africa and majority owned by Barclays.


Wendy is an experienced company Director with specific retail and commercial banking expertise and has held Board level positions in South African banks since 1994. She previously served as an Executive Director of Rand Merchant Bank and became CEO of FirstRand Retail following the merger of Rand Merchant Bank and First National Bank. Wendy is currently a Non-Executive Director of Anglo American Platinum Limited and has held senior Board positions at the Development Bank of Southern Africa, the South African Financial Markets Advisory Board, Nedbank Group Limited and Dimension Data PLC.


Commenting, Sir David Walker, Group Chairman, said, "I am pleased to announce Wendy's appointment to the Barclays Board.  She brings strong banking experience, valuable regional knowledge and her appointment will further enhance the close working relationship between Barclays Group and our African businesses."


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





For further information please contact:


Investor Relations

Charlie Rozes

+44 (0) 20 7116 5752

Media Relations

Giles Croot

+44 (0) 20 7116 6132



About Barclays PLC

Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.


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