Fannie Mae adds former Barclays group CEO to board

by Francis Monfort17 Jul 2018

Fannie Mae has announced the addition of Antony Jenkins to its board of directors.

Jenkins served as a member of the company’s Digital Advisory Council from February 2017 to June of this year. A digital banking technology executive with fintech experience, he was previously group CEO and board member at Barclays from August 2012 to July 2015.

He is also the founder and executive chair of 10x Future Technologies, a company that is building a digital banking platform that addresses how banks operate and engage with customers.

"We are very pleased to welcome Antony to the Fannie Mae board of directors," Chairman Egbert Perry said. "With his leadership of one of the world's largest banks and his experience founding an important digital technology firm, he has a keen ability to identify and develop emerging technology opportunities and to bring valuable and practical insights to Fannie Mae."

Before becoming group CEO, Jenkins served in other roles at Barclays, including as CEO for the retail and business banking division and CEO for Barclaycard Global Operations.

"Antony is a highly respected and knowledgeable business leader. He is a great addition to our board of directors at a time of exciting innovation and technological opportunity in housing," Fannie Mae President and CEO Timothy Mayopoulos said. "Antony's broad financial services experience and strong fintech and digital technology expertise will complement the deep experience of the board as we work to address today's affordable housing issues. We are fortunate to benefit from Antony's capabilities as we use technology to open up new mortgage and rental options for America’s homeowners and renters."

 

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