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Portrait de John McFarlane
Age : 70
Public asset : 499,372 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Barclays PLC - Westfield Corp Ltd

Summary 
Mr. John McFarlane is Chairman at Barclays Bank Plc, and The CityUK.

He has a strong track record as a CEO and subsequently as a Chairman and brings to Barclays extensive experience of investment, corporate and retail banking and markets, as well as insurance, strategy, risk and cultural change.

He was previously Chairman of Aviva plc, having joined the Aviva Board in September 2011 and became Chairman in July 2012.

He was Chief Executive Officer of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd for 10 years from 1997 to 2007. Mr. McFarlane was formerly Group Executive Director at Standard Chartered plc, based in London and Hong Kong.

He began his banking career at Citicorp in 1975, and held senior positions as Head of Citicorp Investment Bank Ltd and Head of Citicorp and Citibank in the UK and Ireland.

He was previously at the boards of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, Capital Radio plc, Australian Bankers’ Association, FirstGroup Plc, Westfield Holdings Ltd., Westfield Group, Carindale Property Trust, Business Council of Australia, London Stock Exchange Plc, National Westminster Bank Plc, The Securities Association, Economic Research Institute for Asean & East Asia, Financial Reporting Council, and International Monetary Conference.

He received his graduate degree from The University of Edinburgh and an MBA from Cranfield University.


Current positions of John McFarlane 
NameTitle Since
Barclays PLC
(Banks)
Non-Executive Chairman 2015
Westfield Corp Ltd
(Commercial REITs)
Independent Non-Executive Director 2014
Barclays Bank Plc Chairman -
Barclays Bank Plc (Private Banking) Chairman 2015
Barclays Bank Plc (Investment Management) Chairman 2015
The CityUK Chairman -
Westfield America Management Ltd. Non-Executive Director 2008
Old Oak Holdings Ltd. Non-Executive Director -
European Financial Services Round Table Member -
The Financial Services Trade & Investment Board Member -


Holdings of John McFarlane 
NameEquities%Valuation
Westfield Corp Ltd (WFD)
Commercial REITs
50,0000.0024%306,567 USD
Barclays (BARC)
Banks
72,0430.0004%192,805 USD


John McFarlane : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
James Edward Staley Barclays PLC
Barclays Bank Plc
Barclays Bank Plc (Investment Management)
Barclays Bank Plc (Private Banking)
Gerry Grimstone Barclays PLC
The CityUK
The Financial Services Trade & Investment Board
Barclays Bank Plc
Roy Lance Furman Westfield Corp Ltd
Westfield America Management Ltd.
Peter Lowy Westfield Corp Ltd
Westfield America Management Ltd.
Frank Lowy Westfield Corp Ltd
Westfield America Management Ltd.
Steven Lowy Westfield Corp Ltd
Westfield America Management Ltd.
Mark Rodrick Granger Johnson Westfield Corp Ltd
Westfield America Management Ltd.
Jeffrey A. Goldstein Westfield Corp Ltd
Westfield America Management Ltd.
Donald Kingsborough Westfield Corp Ltd
Westfield America Management Ltd.
Brian Schwartz Westfield Corp Ltd
Westfield America Management Ltd.


Biography of John McFarlane 
John McFarlane (born 14 June 1947) is a British businessman. He currently serves as the Chairman of FirstGroup plc and Aviva plc.

Biography

Early life
He was born in Dumfries, Scotland and attended George Watson's College, Edinburgh. He was educated at the University of Edinburgh, Cranfield and the London Business School.

Career
He began his career in manufacturing with Ford of Europe in 1969, subsequently having career in banking. He spent eighteen years with Citibank, ultimately as head of Citibank in Ireland and the United Kingdom. In 1993 he became Group Executive Director of Standard Chartered Plc. based in London and Hong Kong. He was Chief Executive of the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. (ANZ), one of Australia's leading banks, after a decade of service, during which time he turned around the financial performance of the bank, and spearheaded an effort, called "Breakout", to transform the Bank. He retired in 2007.

In October 2008 he joined the board of the Royal Bank of Scotland as a non-executive director. He was appointed to the board of Aviva plc in September 2011 and became Chairman in January 2013. He was previously deputy chairman and chairman designate and became executive deputy Chairman in May 2012. He was president of the International Monetary Conference (the annual meeting of the heads of the world’s major banks and central banks) and was chairman of the Australian Bankers' Association. While in the United Kingdom, he was a member of the Bank of England Financial Law Review Panel and in 1992, he chaired The McFarlane Report - the review of “The Future Development of Auditing in the United Kingdom and Ireland.” More recently, he served as a member of the governing body of the Economics Research Institute for the Association of South East Asian Nations & East Asia. In December 2013 he was appointed Chairman of FirstGroup.

Most recently he has been appointed as a non-executive Director of Barclays with effect from 1 January 2015 and will succeed Sir David Walker as Chairman of Barclays with effect from the conclusion of the Barclays PLC AGM in 2015.

He has been awarded the OBE, the Australian Centenary Medal and the inaugural Cranfield Distinguished Alumnus award. He has banking and securities fellowships in the UK, Australia and Hong Kong and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.



Source @ Wikipedia



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John McFarlane : Connections 
Raise Marketplace, Inc.
Robin Hood Foundation
Heng An Standard Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
The Financial Services Trade & Investment Board
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
United Kingdom Ministry of Defence
Barclays Bank Plc (Investment Management)
The Standard Life Assurance Co. Ltd.
Barclays International
Deloitte LLP (United Kingdom)


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