Venkatakrishnan, the bank’s former head of global markets and group chief risk officer, takes over from Jes Staley.
Sir Ian will be replaced by Crawford Gillies from 1 January, but will remain on the Barclays board until the AGM in May.
Covid-19 crisis sees renewed emphasis from investors on alignment between executive pay and wider workforce remuneration.
Speedy Hire gets a new chairman; and BTG’s new remuneration committee chair will have interesting discussions ahead, as a tranche of shareholders vote against recent remuneration policy.
Prudential Regulatory Authority warns it will act using the senior managers’ regime where executive behaviour is found to be wanting.
Barclays reveals the challenge facing financial services on equal pay by disclosing that on average women are paid almost half as much as men at the bank.
The Institute of Directors’ annual ranking of listed UK companies for their good governance sees distiller lead the way.
Accounting’s watchdog ends investigation into PwC’s audit work at Barclays, deciding there is “not a realistic prospect” of an adverse finding.
Former head of investigations at Barclays condemns attempts by chief executive Jes Staley to uncover the identity of a whistleblower.
The Serious Fraud Office has brought conspiracy to commit fraud charges against Barclays and four former executives, including the former CEO John Varley.