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Tuesday, 26 February 2013 13:14
New COO for Barclaycard US
Industry veteran joins

Barclaycard US has appointed Patrick Wright as chief operating officer.

He will be responsible for all aspects of customer delivery, including strategy and operational leadership. Specifically, he will oversee operations, technology, customer service and quality management.

Wright will jointly report to Barclaycard US CEO Amer Sajed based in Wilmington, Delaware and Barclaycard's global COO Ian Buchanan , based in London. He joins the global Barclaycard COO Executive Committee and the Barclaycard US Executive Committee.

Wright has more than 25 years of experience in operations and technology leadership. Prior to joining Barclaycard US, he was the founder of Tuyet Consulting, an advisory firm he established to assist financial institutions in maximising operational resources more effectively.  

Prior to that he served as US president and CEO of Wincor Nixdorf, the world's second largest provider of ATM and retail point-of-sale hardware and software.  Before that he spent 17 years at JP Morgan Chase in a variety of roles in retail banking, information technology, e-commerce, service center management, control and audit. 
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