Kuwait, 26 November 2018: Barclays announces today that Jean-Damien Marie has joined as Head of Investments EMEA in Private Bank & Overseas Services.
With over 20 years’ experience in capital markets, asset and wealth management business development and portfolio construction for large asset owners, Jean-Damien brings deep private banking and investment expertise to the team to support the delivery of the high-growth strategy for Private Bank & Overseas Services across the region. He will be responsible for the development and positioning of Barclays as a best-in-class advisory and discretionary manager and as a leading sales, trading and transactional idea provider in EMEA and will be based in Geneva.
Jean-Christophe Gerard, Head of Investments, Private Bank & Overseas Services, Barclays says: “Jean-Damien’s appointment significantly advances our plans to strengthen our capabilities. He will play an important role in helping us originate tailored investment solutions that are relevant for our clients.”
Barclays continues to build its investment capabilities in Private Bank & Overseas Services through a focused programme of key hires. Recent hires also include: Ken Sze, Head of Funds and ETFs, and Shenal Kakad, Head of Strategic Solutions Group (SSG) Private Markets.