February 24, 2017 11:35 AM ET


Company Overview of Barclays Bank PLC

Company Overview

Barclays Bank PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial services in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. It offers retail banking, credit cards, wholesale banking, investment banking, wealth management, and investment management services. The company also provides personal and corporate banking, business banking, mortgages, and insurance services. The company was formerly known as Barclays Bank International Limited and changed its name to Barclays Bank PLC in January 1985. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Barclays Bank PLC operates as a subsidiary of Barclays PLC.

1 Churchill Place

London,  E14 5HP

United Kingdom

Founded in 1925

129,400 Employees

Key Executives for Barclays Bank PLC

Chief Executive Officer, Director, Chief Executive Officer of Barclays Plc and Director of Barclays Plc
Age: 60
Group Finance Director and Executive Director
Age: 47
Group Chief Operating Officer
Chief Executive of Barclays Africa
Age: 57
Chief Executive Officer of Personal and Corporate Banking
Age: 55
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Barclays Bank PLC Key Developments

Barclays Bank PLC Announces Final Dividend, Payable on April 5, 2017

Barclays Bank PLC announced a final dividend in respect of 2016 of 2.0 pence per ordinary share, resulting in a total 3.0 pence dividend per share for the year, will be paid on 5 April 2017 to shareholders on the share register on 3 March 2017.

Barclays Bank PLC Announces Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Full Year Ended December 31, 2016

Barclays Bank PLC announced audited consolidated earnings results for the full year ended December 31, 2016. For the year, the company reported net interest income was £11,457 million against £11,363 million a year ago. Net interest income was £1,324 million against £1,097 million a year ago. Net operating income was £20,096 million against £21,046 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £4,383 million against £1,914 million a year ago. Profit after tax in respect of continuing operations was £3,138 million against £612 million a year ago. Profit attributable to ordinary equity holders of the parent was £2,867 million against £566 million a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was £11,278 million against £14,650 million a year ago.

Diane de Saint Victor and Steve Thieke Plans to Retire from the Board of Barclays plc and Barclays Bank plc

Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC announced that Diane de Saint Victor and Steve Thieke have decided not to stand for re-election at the 2017 Annual General Meeting and will be retiring from the Boards of Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC with effect from the close of the AGM on May 10, 2017.

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