Barclays appoints Jacquelyn Titus as Head of Financial Institutions Group, Canada

16 January 2019

Barclays announces the appointment of Jacquelyn Titus as Managing Director and Head of Barclays’ Canadian Financial Institutions Group. Ms. Titus will be based in Toronto, and will report to Bruce Rothney, CEO and Country Head of Barclays Canada, and Tom Vandever, Head of Financial Institutions Group, Americas at Barclays.

Ms. Titus joins Barclays with over 20 years of experience in banking, most recently as a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs covering Canadian financial institutions including banks, life insurers, asset managers, and pension funds. In this role she was extensively engaged in strategic advisory, mergers and acquisitions, disposals, debt and equity financings, and capital and risk management.

While at Goldman Sachs, Ms. Titus also spent extended time in London leading a team within the European Restructuring business. She also held roles in London and New York in Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory and Leveraged Finance. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 1999, Ms. Titus worked in Private Equity at Royal Bank, joining in 1997. Ms. Titus started her career in Corporate Finance at Bank of Nova Scotia.

“Jacquelyn has an outstanding track record, and tremendous relationships with Canadian banks, insurance companies, asset managers and fintech firms,” said Bruce Rothney, CEO and Country Head of Barclays Canada. “We are very excited about the great value Jacquelyn’s international experience and proven abilities will bring to our clients. Her appointment reflects our ongoing commitment to bringing top-tier talent to Barclays so that we can provide clients with first-class strategic advice.”

“Serving clients in the Canadian financial sector has been an important area of focus for Barclays,” added Tom Vandever, Head of Financial Institutions Group, Americas. “Jacquelyn’s addition to the team will enable us to further build those critical relationships, and will ensure that we continue the strong momentum in our Financial Institutions Group.”

Ms. Titus will start at Barclays on 21 January, 2019.