Barclays eyes overseas leads for regional clients

Barclays Corporate, the corporate banking arm of Barclays Bank, has appointed Basab Majumdar in the new position of corporate director international for Northern England.

Majumdar will be responsible for driving international opportunities for Barclays Corporate's clients in the North of England and delivering them. He joins from HSBC where he spent 17 years mostly in India.

Barclays Corporate is based in 3 Hardman Street, Spinningfields, Manchester.

Majumdar will report to Tony Walsh, managing director, Barclays Corporate, Northern England, who said: "Basab's appointment is a reflection of our confidence in the international business opportunities for our clients in the region and our desire to support a more specialised approach to the market. We have a lot of clients with opportunities to grow beyond these shores so with Basab's wealth of experience working with multinationals his move to Barclays couldn't come at a better time."

He has an MBA and a MA in International Relations and Economics.

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