WILMINGTON, Del., April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Barclaycard US, the payments business of Barclays in the United States, announced the appointment of Shelton Shugar as Chief Information Officer for Barclaycard US, effective immediately.
As CIO for Barclaycard US, Shugar will play a critical role in managing and developing Barclaycard's technological capabilities to serve its customers in the United States. Shugar will report directly to Barclaycard CIO, Roy Aston in the UK.
Shugar brings more than 25 years of experience in enterprise computing to the position, as well as deep knowledge in cloud computing, product development and e-commerce. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Enterprise Cloud Services with Hewlett Packard Enterprise in San Francisco. He had previously held positions at CA Technologies, Yahoo!, eBay, Homestore and Verisign, The Thomson Corporation and AOL. He holds an M.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University.
"I'm delighted to be joining Barclaycard, a company with a unique brand and long history of excellence in financial services," Shugar said. "The financial services industry is increasingly led by technological capabilities, and each new development is a chance to better serve customers and push the boundaries of innovation. I am excited to be joining an industry leader at this important time."
Barclaycard International CIO Roy Aston commented, "I'm incredibly pleased to announce Shelton's appointment. His expertise will contribute to driving Barclaycard's tech growth and execution strategy in this vital market. I look forward to working with Shelton as we further develop the U.S. technology architecture and embed data into everything we do."
About Barclaycard US
Barclaycard is part of Barclays, a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank that moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. Headquartered in Wilmington, Del., Barclaycard US is one of the fastest growing top-10 credit card issuers in the nation. The company creates customized, co-branded credit card programs for some of the country's most successful travel, entertainment, retail, affinity and financial institutions. The business also issues its own Barclaycard branded credit cards and offers high-yield online savings accounts and CDs. For more information on Barclaycard please visit BarclaycardUS.com.
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