CEO - Barclaycard InternationalMr. Amer Sajed is Chief Executive Officer Barclaycard International of the Company. He was appointed interim Chief Executive Officer for Barclaycard, the global consumer payments business of the Barclays Banking Group, in May 2015. Barclaycard is a top ten global payments company with over 11, 000 employees, 30m customers and more than 300, 000 business clients. In 2014, Barclaycard processed payments globally with a value of more than 250bn. Prior to his appointment as interim CEO for Barclaycard Amer served as Chief Executive Officer for Barclaycard US, the payments arm of Barclays in the United States. During his five years leading the US business it doubled in size to rank as one of the top ten credit card companies locally. Amer joined Barclaycard in August of 2006. Before assuming the US post, he was Chief Executive Officer for UK Cards. From 2010 to 2012, Amer also oversaw Barclays South African cards issuing and acquiring businesses. Before coming to Barclaycard, Amer worked at Citigroup for 20 years in various roles most recently overseeing the Travel Affluent segment. Previously, he served in Senior Finance roles. Amer holds a masters degree in business from New York University and a bachelors degree from Vassar College, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
CEO Since 2015