Jes Staley ’79, P’11 Named Barclays CEO

Jes Staley '79

Jes Staley ’79, P’11

British bank Barclays has appointed former J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. banker James “Jes” Staley ’79, P’11 its new chief executive.

Staley was most recently managing partner at the hedge fund BlueMountain Capital and chaired Bowdoin’s Presidential Search Committee.

The New York Times has more on the Barclays announcement.