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Barclays appoints new Manufacturing Head for Corporate Banking

Barclays has appointed Helena Sans as the new Head of Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics (MTL) for its Corporate Banking business.

Helena joins the MTL team from the Barclays Retail & Wholesale Corporate Banking team where, as an industry director, she relationship-managed medium and large businesses for the past two and a half years, providing specialist banking services to UK retailers and wholesalers as part of the leadership team. Helena has more than 20 years corporate banking experience, with over 10 years spent in various specialist debt financing roles, covering small and mid-cap corporate and leverage business up to large corporate clients and public limited companies. During this time, she worked across both the Corporate and the Investment Bank.

Commenting on her appointment, Helena Sans, said: “In a world of fast-paced technological change, it is an exciting time to be working in the UK manufacturing, transport and logistics sectors and supporting our clients in these key industries of the UK economy. I look forward to working with the team as we focus on successfully providing outstanding service to our clients as we work with them to help them achieve their goals.”

Helena replaces Mike Rigby who, after six years as the face of Manufacturing for Barclays, has taken up a new role as Head of Business Services within Barclays Corporate Banking. In his new position, Mike will lead a team providing lending and relationship banking support to facilities management, business process outsourcing (BPO), recruitment, and payment services businesses.
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About Barclays

Barclays is a transatlantic consumer and wholesale 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 80,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.

For further information about Barclays, please visit our website www.home.barclays .