BARCLAYS ANNOUNCES 16 NEW ADVISOR HIRES IN THE US

(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by Barclays and received via electronic mail. The release
was confirmed by the sender.) 
February 7, 2013 
BARCLAYS CONTINUES TO EXPAND ITS WEALTH AND INVESTMENT
MANAGEMENT TEAM 
- Hires 16 Investment Representatives across seven offices in
the US - 
Barclays announced today that it has hired 16 Investment
Representatives in the Wealth and Investment Management
division, in seven of its offices across the US. 
“We are pleased to welcome these talented individuals to
Barclays,” said Mitch Cox, Head of Wealth Management, Americas
for Barclays. “The addition of these seasoned Investment
Representatives demonstrates our continued focus on serving the
sophisticated needs of our clients across the Americas. These
hires underscore our commitment to attracting top-performing
professionals who seek Barclays unique, in-depth approach, of
guiding clients to customized solutions that extend far beyond
their investment portfolio.” 
New York 
Ramon Hache joins Barclays as a Managing Director from Deutsche
Bank’s Markets Coverage Group, where for 10 years he served high
net worth individuals and family offices based primarily in
Latin America. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Hache was an
Investment Advisor at HSBC and a Sales Trader in the Private
Banking division of JP Morgan. Mr. Hache holds a BS from Marist
College. 
Stephen Brazell joins Barclays as a Director from Deutsche
Bank’s Markets Coverage Group where he served high net worth
individuals and family offices based primarily in Latin America.
Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in 2004, Mr. Brazell was the Head
of Private Bank Emerging Markets desk at JP Morgan. Mr. Brazell
holds a BS from Indiana University and an MBA from the
University of New Hampshire. 
Joseph Chung joins Barclays as a Director from Deutsche Bank’s
Markets Coverage Group where he advised ultra high net worth
clients based in Latin America. Prior to joining the Markets
Coverage Group, Mr. Chung worked in the Private Wealth
Management division at Deutsche Bank, which he joined in 2003.
Steven C. Guggenheimer joins Barclays as a Director from Merrill
Lynch’s Global Wealth Management division, bringing with him
over 26 years of wealth management experience. Most recently,
Mr. Guggenheimer was a Senior Vice President at Merrill Lynch,
where he served high net worth individuals. Prior to this, Mr.
Guggenheimer was a Managing Director at Neuberger Berman. He
holds a BA from Haverford College.
George M. Zaki joins Barclays as a Vice President from Merrill
Lynch’s Global Wealth Management division. Most recently, Mr.
Zaki was a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch serving high net
worth individuals. Previously, he was a Client Associate at
Neuberger Berman. Mr. Zaki holds a BA from Fairmont State
University. 
Jonathan Mann joins Barclays as a Director from
AllianceBernstein bringing with him more than 29 years of
industry experience. Previously, Mr. Mann was responsible for
the overall management of Bernstein Global Wealth Management’s
New York Region and was a Senior Portfolio Manager for
Bernstein’s International Value Team. He holds a BA from Rutgers
College and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of
Pennsylvania. Mr. Mann serves on the Board of the American
Friends of the Open University of Israel. 
All six Investment Representatives report to Mark Stevenson,
Managing Director and Regional Manager for New York. 
Houston 
Don Childress, CFA joins Barclays as a Director from the Private
Wealth Management division of Goldman Sachs, bringing more than
14 years of experience serving high net worth clients and
families. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Childress spent
five years in the Tax Accounting and Investment Banking
divisions at Price Waterhouse LLP. He holds a BBA from Baylor
University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. 
Jeff Collins also joins Barclays as a Director from the Private
Wealth Management division of Goldman Sachs, bringing more than
15 years of wealth management experience. Prior to joining
Goldman Sachs, Mr. Collins worked in Real Estate Development at
Austin Capital Partners. He holds a BA and an MBA from the
University of Texas at Austin. 
Neil Stone also joins Barclays as a Director from the Private
Wealth Management division of Goldman Sachs, bringing more than
14 years of experience serving high net worth clients and
families. Previously, Mr. Stone worked in the Investment Banking
division at Prudential Securities and in Loan Syndication at
Texas Commerce Bank, Chemical Bank. He holds a BA and an MBA
from the University of Texas at Austin and serves on the board
of Houston Arboretum & Nature Center.
This team of Investment Representatives in Houston report to
Steve Head, Managing Director and Regional Manager for Texas. 
Beverly Hills 
Watt W. Webb III joins Barclays as a Director from BNY Mellon
where he was a Senior Director - Portfolio Management serving
ultra high net worth families, executives, hedge fund managers,
and business owners. Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Mr. Webb was a
Senior Vice President - Equity Research and Portfolio Management
at Oakwood Capital Management LLC, and Portfolio Manager at
Cornerstone Investment Counselors, Inc. He holds a BA from
Cornell University, an MA from The Johns Hopkins University and
an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Warren Cohn joins Barclays as a Director from US Trust bringing
with him over 20 years of industry experience. At US Trust, Mr.
Cohn was a Senior Private Client Advisor providing a variety of
wealth planning and financial management services to clients
within the entertainment and sports industry. Previously, Mr.
Cohn was a Senior Director in the Private Wealth Management
Group at BNY Mellon. He holds a BA from The George Washington
University and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University. 
Mr. Watt and Mr. Cohn report to Brian Sears, Managing Director
and Regional Manager for the Los Angeles and Beverly Hills
offices. 
Los Angeles 
Adam Morgens, CFA joins Barclays as a Vice President with over
eight years of industry experience. Mr. Morgens joins the
organization from the Institutional Sales division of UnionBanc
Investment Services LLC, which is the broker-dealer subsidiary
of Union Bank, N.A. Serving as a Vice President at Union Bank,
he developed and managed relationships with institutional and
middle market fixed income portfolio managers. Prior to working
in institutional sales, Mr. Morgens traded all aspects of fixed
income for the broker-dealer, including corporate bonds,
mortgage-backed securities and municipal bonds. He holds a BS
from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of
Business. 
Mr. Morgens reports to Brian Sears, Managing Director and
Regional Manager for the Los Angeles and Beverly Hills offices. 
Boston 
Barry Pederson joins Barclays as a Director, bringing with him
20 years of financial services experience. At his predecessor
firms, Morgan Keegan, Sterne Agee & Leach and A.G. Edwards, he
was a partner on the institutional sales and research teams.
Before entering the financial services industry in 1993, Mr.
Pederson played twelve seasons, 1980-1992, of professional
hockey in the National Hockey League for the Boston Bruins,
Vancouver Canucks, Pittsburgh Penguins and Hartford Whalers. He
is also a studio co-host for the New England Sports Network’s
(NESN) Boston Bruins television broadcasts.
Mr. Pedersen reports to Marty Courage, Managing Director and
Regional Manager for Boston. 
Chicago 
Adam Strauss joins Barclays as a Vice President from the Private
Wealth Management Division of Goldman Sachs where he served high
net worth individuals and families. Prior to joining Goldman
Sachs in 2010, Mr. Strauss was a Managing Consultant at Michael
Page International. He holds a BS in from Denison University and
an MBA from The University of Iowa. 
Mr. Strauss reports to Bill Scherr, Director and Regional
Manager for Chicago. 
Miami 
Ileana Platt joins Barclays as a Director from the Private
Banking division of Credit Suisse bringing with her more than 24
years of wealth management experience. At Credit Suisse Ms.
Platt was a Director serving high net worth individuals and
families in Peru, Mexico, Bolivia, and Panama. Prior to joining
Credit Suisse, Ms. Platt was a Vice President at Donaldson,
Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation and worked for the US
Private Wealth Management division of Citibank. She holds a BBA
and an MBA from Florida International University.
Rafael Urquidi also joins Barclays as a Director from the
Private Banking division of Credit Suisse where he served high
net worth clients and families. Prior to joining Credit Suisse,
Mr. Urquidi held positions at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette
Securities Co. and UBS International. He holds a BS from the
Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. 
Ms. Platt and Mr. Urquidi report to Marilyn Gonzalez, Director
and Regional Manager for Miami. 
With 14 offices across North America including the Barclays
Wealth Trustees (U.S.), NA., the Wealth and Investment
Management division of Barclays provides comprehensive
wealth management to high-net-worth individuals and families.
Barclays focuses on understanding its clients’ financial needs,
personal aspirations and risk tolerance in order to design and
implement highly customized investment solutions. 
For further information, please contact:
Jignasa Patel
Jignasa.Patel@barclays.com
+ 1 212 526 3945 
(bjh) NY 
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