Barclays appoints new Head of Retail & Wholesale for its Corporate Bank
Barclays has appointed Ian Gilmartin as the new Head of Retail & Wholesale for its Corporate Bank. He replaces Richard Lowe, who has been appointed Head of Industry & Central London.
Ian has over 20 years of corporate banking experience and has spent the last five years providing specialist banking services to retailers and wholesalers as part of the leadership within Barclays Retail & Wholesale Team. Prior to that he was a senior relationship director in the Technology, Media and Telecoms team, and before joining Barclays held a range of positions at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and Allied Irish Banks.
Commenting on his appointment, Ian Gilmartin said: “I’m excited at the prospect of building on the successes of the Retail & Wholesale team. Richard has been pivotal to this success and his passion and enthusiasm has seen him become one of the leading voices on the sector. It’s a very interesting time for the Retail and Wholesale industry and I’m looking forward to working closely with new and existing clients to support their growth.”
Richard Lowe said: “I’m very pleased that Ian has taken over from me as Head of Retail & Wholesale. Over the last five years he has demonstrated a real commitment to the sector, supporting our clients through periods of both austerity and growth. His appointment is great news for our clients as it will help provide continuity in the level of support and service that they currently receive and ensure that Barclays continues to go from strength to strength in this sector.”