Barclays has appointed Nathalie Majlis as Relationship Director, Insurance, within its Non-Bank Financial Institutions team (NBFI), based in New York.

At Barclays, Majlis will be responsible for further building the bank’s corporate banking relationships with existing North American insurance firms and developing strong links with new clients within the sector.

Majlis joins Barclays from HSBC, where she was responsible for building strategic relationships with key asset manager and insurance clients to deliver HSBC’s global product capabilities including markets, advisory and transaction banking services. Prior to HSBC, Majlis ran an insurance and financial broker franchise business for a number of years.

Commenting on her appointment, Majlis said; ‘The US is a vital growth market for Barclays, and I look forward to supporting this vision and leveraging my experience within the sector to further grow the insurance offering in the US, as well as supporting our clients with their UK and European operations’.

Majlis will report into Karla Maloof, Head of Insurance, North America, who commented; ‘Nathalie’s appointment signifies our commitment to provide on-going support to our clients by offering tailored corporate banking solutions to meet their needs’.