Corinne Grain

Barclays appoints Corinne Grain as MD, Senior Relationship Manager for Continental Europe

08 March 2022

Barclays today announces the appointment of Corinne Grain as a Managing Director in Senior Relationship Management (SRM), focusing on Continental Europe.

Based in Paris, Corinne will partner closely with SRM, Country Management and Sales teams across the continent to strengthen the bank’s offering in Europe, with an emphasis on Barclays’ relationships with the largest insurance companies, asset managers and banks. She will also collaborate with colleagues in Investment Banking, International Corporate Banking and Private Bank to deliver the full suite of Barclays products to this client set.

Corinne brings over 20 years of Markets experience, including her prior tenure at Barclays between 2001 and 2019, during which she held a number of leadership positions including Head of Equities Distribution EMEA, Head of Cross Asset Solution Sales EMEA and Head of Flow Rates Sales for CORE Europe.

Corinne will report to Simon Haynes-Oliver, Head of Senior Relationship Management, EMEA in her SRM role, and locally to Raoul Salomon, Country CEO France and Co-Head Markets, Barclays Europe.

Her arrival is the latest senior hire for Barclays’ Paris office, following the appointment of Francois Baroin as Chairman, France, Laurent Meyer as Vice Chairman of Investment Banking, Europe, and Niels Christensen, Head of Nordics Equity Distribution for Barclays Europe.

Simon Haynes-Oliver, Head of Senior Relationship Management, EMEA, said: “Continental Europe represents a major opportunity for Barclays and our SRM team has a crucial role to play. Corinne’s hire will allow us to expand our reach in SRM and deliver the significant benefits we can offer through our diverse business lines and product set to key European clients."

Raoul Salomon, Country CEO France and Co-Head Markets, Barclays Europe, commented: “This is another important hire for Barclays in France, and further demonstrates our commitment to the country and to Europe. Corinne’s appointment will help us do more for this important client group across our European locations, as well as boosting our senior team here in Paris.”