Barclays (BCS) has appointed former Bank of England Executive Director David Walker as Chairman...

|About: Barclays PLC (BCS)|By:, SA News Editor

Barclays (BCS) has appointed former Bank of England Executive Director David Walker as Chairman to replace Marcus Agius, who is leaving in the wake of the Libor scandal. Walker's first job will be to find a CEO to replace Bob Diamond, who also resigned because of Libor. Shares +2.85% premarket. (PR)