Barclays has appointed John Rodriguez as relationship director within its financial institutions team, with responsibility for supporting Latin American financial institutions. Rodriguez will be responsible for establishing and strengthening Barclays transaction banking relationships with financial institutions across Latin America, working closely with Barclays investment banking arm to provide a wide-ranging coverage model for these banking clients.
Rodriguez joins Barclays from HSBC where he was senior vice president (SVP), global transaction banking responsible for supporting financial institution clients across the US, Latin America and Caribbean. Prior to joining HSBC, he held SVP roles at Wells Fargo and Wachovia Bank. Rodriguez has extensive experience working throughout Latin America supporting financial institutions and corporate clients with their transaction banking requirements.
Using data for predictive analytics is the future of banking success, argued Jean-Laurent Bonnafé, CEO of BNP Paribas, in his session on how the bank is reinventing its approach to innovate with and for corporates.
The annual BNP Paribas Cash Management University kicked off on Thursday morning with treasury professionals congregating in Paris from across Europe.
Kicking off day two of the Singapore Fintech Festival, Deloitte Chairman David Cruikshank said that fintech is significant for three reasons. First, customer expectations of services are higher than ever. Second, barriers to entry are lower than before. And finally, financial institutions (FIs) face a threat of what a competitor might do.
Technology will drive the innovation in banking: Damian Richardson, head of payments strategy & innovation at NatWest
At this year's Sibos conference in Toronto, digital finance reporter, Alara Basul, sat down with Damian Richardson, head of payments strategy and innovation at NatWest to discuss how technology is driving innovation in banking.