Barclaycard appoints new credit card chief

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Barclays has hired credit card industry veteran Barry Rodrigues as CEO of its credit card operations in the U.S. and Germany, and to supervise payments acceptance in the U.K.

He replaces Amer Sajed, who is retiring. Rodrigues most recently was head of digital payments for Citigroup, where he spent the last six years overseeing new payment solutions, including negotiating partnerships with digital payment players like Apple and PayPal, and leading Citi’s integration with Zelle, according to a press release from Barclays International.
Before joining Citi, Rodrigues spent 25 years at American Express.

Rodrigues will assume his new role in November.

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