Barclays strengthens East Midlands Business Team

Left to right: Mark Meredith, Andy Tidmarsh, Simon Woods

Barclays have confirmed their commitment to the business and corporate market by appointing three Directors to join its’ East Midlands team.

Simon Woods has been appointed Relationship Director covering Leicestershire and Northamptonshire, specialising in the Retail and Wholesale sector. He has a wealth of experience within the sector having joined Barclays last year from HSBC where he was responsible for supporting clients with an international business focus.

Simon is joined by Andy Tidmarsh who joins as a Relationship Director with twelve years banking experience. He will primarily cover the Leicestershire area with a portfolio largely made up of manufacturing clients.

Mark Meredith also joins the team as Trade Finance Director. Mark has six years’ experience working within Trade Finance and will be responsible for clients with a turnover between £6.5 million and £30 million covering Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Northampton and Lincoln.

Area Corporate Director, Keith Ross said: “I am delighted to welcome Simon, Andy and Mark to the team.  They bring a wealth of experience which will enable us to continue to extend a good service to our clients across the region.

“My objective is to grow Barclays competitive position by attracting new relationships in an area of undoubted increased commercial activity and opportunity. We have recently extended the lease on our commercial premises at Meridian Park, demonstrating our commitment to the area.”