Barclays UK has promoted Louise Pancott to director of external communications.
She will oversee all external comms and media relations for the bank’s wealth and investments, personal banking and mortgage divisions. She joins Simon Hailes, the existing director of comms activity for business banking and reputation management. Pancott has held a number of senior media relations roles during her seven years at Barclays. Prior to working for the bank, she spent over five years leading media relations for Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management.
Barclays is a British multinational bank and financial services company headquartered in London. It is a universal bank with global reach, offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management. It has operations in over 40 countries and employs approximately 120,000 people.
The company is organised into four core businesses: Personal & Corporate (Personal Banking, Corporate Banking, Wealth & Investment Management), Barclaycard, Investment Banking and Africa.