(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational investment bank Barclays announces the appointment of Philipp Gillmann as a Managing Director and Head of Logistics Banking EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). Reporting to Peter Kimpel, Head of Banking for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and Asim Mullick and Richard Probert, Co-Heads of Industrials Banking EMEA, Mr. Gillmann will be based in Frankfurt. His appointment and coordination with Chris Brooks, Co-Head of Global Transportation Banking and Head of Logistics Banking, and Chad Parker, Co-Head of Global Transportation Banking will further develop cross-border opportunities for Barclays’ global clients.
Mr. Gillmann joins Barclays from Rothschild & Co where he spent more than 13 years, most recently as a Managing Director in the Global Advisory Group leading coverage of the logistics sector globally, as well as the business services sector in the DACH region. Prior to Rothschild & Co, Mr. Gillmann was a corporate finance project manager at accounting and consultancy firm EbnerStolz. Notable transactions that Mr. Gillmann has advised on include DSV A/S’ CHF4.6bn public exchange offer for Panalpina, the recommended US$1.4bn takeover of UTi Worldwide by DSV A/S, and the US$2.3bn public takeover of Elster SE by Melrose.
“Logistics is a key focus industry within our Banking franchise, and in the current environment we are providing extensive support to our clients given the increasing demands for complex supply chain solutions and innovation,” said Peter Kimpel, Head of Banking for Germany, Austria and Switzerland at Barclays. “Philipp is a superb addition to our team, and his deep relationships and extensive transactional experience will further augment our abilities to provide best in class strategic advice and seamless execution for our clients.”
“Philipp’s appointment is further evidence of our commitment to investing in top talent within our Banking franchise across the globe,” added Reid Marsh, Head of Banking for Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific at Barclays. “Philipp’s exceptional knowledge of the Logistics sector and proven banking capabilities will generate considerable value for our clients.”
Mr. Gillmann will start at Barclays on 1 September, 2020.
Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customer and client, and geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group. Barclays offers investment banking products and services in the US through Barclays Capital Inc. For further information about Barclays, please visit our website home.barclays.
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