People on the Move: Curt Hess, Barclaycard U.S.
Barclaycard U.S., the payments business of Barclays in the U.S., has appointed Curt Hess as CEO. Hess, who has been covering the role on an interim basis since May of last year, will report to Barclaycard Interim CEO Amer Sajed. Hess has more than 25 years of experience in credit cards, finance, treasury, retail banking, consumer lending, risk and control. He has been with Barclays for eight years, most recently holding the position of chief financial officer for personal and corporate banking in London. He also has served as CEO and CFO for Barclays Europe retail and business banking, CFO for Barclays Africa retail and business banking and CFO for Barclaycard. Prior to joining Barclays, Hess held executive positions in the U.S. at Citi and Bank of America.