Barclaycard US has named a new CEO. Curt Hess has been covering the role on an interim basis since May last year.
Hess has been with Barclays for eight years, most recently holding the position of Chief Financial Officer for Personal and Corporate Banking in London. He has also served as CEO and CFO for Barclays Europe Retail and Business Banking, CFO for Barclays Africa Retail and Business Banking and CFO for Barclaycard.
Prior to joining Barclays, Hess held executive positions in the U.S. at Citi and Bank of America.
Barclaycard creates customized, co-branded credit card programs for some of the country’s most successful travel, entertainment, retail, affinity and financial institutions. The business also issues its own Barclaycard branded credit cards: Barclaycard Rewards, Barclaycard Ring, Barclaycard CashForward and the Barclaycard Arrival product series.
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