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Statement re Sir Ian Cheshire's Directorships

In response to queries from some shareholders regarding the time commitments of Sir Ian Cheshire, Barclays confirms that plans are in place for Sir Ian to reduce the number of other directorships held.    

Sir Ian was appointed to the Board of Barclays Plc on 3 April 2017 and has committed to Barclays and its regulators that he will reduce his other directorships by September 2017.

Notes to editors

  •  Sir Ian is Chairman designate of the Barclays ring fenced bank which is expected to be fully established by Easter 2018.
  • Our regulators have granted a waiver to allow Sir Ian to bring his directorships within the required regulatory limits by 30 September 2017. This is published on PRA/FCA site. 

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