In his role, Murphy will be responsible for enhancing the bank’s local presence with existing North American and Canadian clients and developing strong links with new clients within this key global market for the broker sector.

Prior to joining Barclays, Murphy was an executive director at JP Morgan Chase with a focus on broker dealers, futures exchanges, commission merchants and clearing houses.

Barclays Corporate head of Finance and Brokers Martin Roskott said that Kevin’s experience and product knowledge makes him an ideal candidate to lead their finance and brokers offering in the US. His appointment further cements their commitment to support their clients around the world by delivering best in class financial solutions to suit their business needs.