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Company Secretary Change

Barclays PLC (“Barclays”) announces that Stephen Shapiro has been appointed as Company Secretary for the Group, taking up his role with the Board on 1 November 2017.


Stephen has considerable experience in corporate governance, including 14 years as Deputy and then Group Company Secretary at SABMiller plc, where he was also Deputy General Counsel.  He had previously practiced law for over a decade both in South Africa and subsequently in the UK.


The Board would like to thank Lawrence Dickinson, who has acted as interim Company Secretary since August, and who will retire from Barclays at the end of 2017 following 38 years of service, including over 14 years as Company Secretary.

About Barclays

Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.

With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 85,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.

For further information about Barclays, please visit our website .