Financial executive Mike Bagguley had worked within the Barclays company in its macro markets business for a number of years before recently being promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer of its investment bank. Because of his successful managing of the macro division, which saw a 3% increase in revenue under his strategic leadership, he was called on to restructure Barclays’ banking division in the same manner. He reports directly to the bank’s CEO Tom King, and together they work on ways to cut costs and increase profitability.
Mike Bagguley is on the bank’s executive committee, and he is also responsible for helping coordinate and deliver on assigned projects. Barclays is one of several banks of its kind to slim down its trading activities and focus more on things like equities and advisory, because of the fact that these things have been less affected by government regulation. Under the direction that the new COO has been taking the investment bank in, it is now one of only 2 banks that has managed to improve FICC revenues.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Warwick in 1988, Mike Bagguley later went on to work on the Barclays’ fixed income trading desk in 2001 in its London office. He also held several other senior positions in cities like Tokyo, Johannesburg and New York. On top of being in a leading role at Investment Bank at Barclays, he also serves as Managing Director and Global Head of US Dollar Derivatives Trading and FX Trading at Barclays Capital.
Mike Bagguley, who was born Michael Roy Andrew Bagguley, and prefers to be called Mike, has worked within the banking division at Barclays since November of 2015. He is, as well, involved in a number of other organizations based in the financial sector. He acts as the Director of the Association for Financial Markets Europe, and he is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries. In his new position as the COO of the Investment Bank at Barclays, he replaced its previous top executive Justin Bull, who left the bank in April.
Adam Milstein, an Israel native, relocated to the United States of America in 1981. After two years of residence in the country, Adam Milstein graduated from the South California University with an MB. Early in his education, Adam had already earned his business and economics degree in 1978 while in Israel. Adam Milstein’s success trajectory commenced when he entered into the US corporate world, particularly the commercial real estate ventures. He came into the business as a sales agent and climbed his way up to the managerial position of Hager Pacific Properties. As the managing partner of the organization, Mr. Milstein oversaw the company’s activities throughout the southern part of California. Adam Milstein attended the speculation of the firm’s financial and positioning model. Besides pioneering the business to growth, Adam Milstein enhanced his skills and expanded his connections.
Some of the connections that Adam Milstein secured triggered his motive to begin charitable courses. He was inspired by the philanthropic courses offered by his colleague. The members’ charitable work entailed the allocation of an individuals’ salary, usually 10% of the income, for charity. After making consultations, Adam Milstein began his venture known as Adam and Gila Family Foundation in 2000. Besides this enterprise, Adam partnered with his wife and together, the couple established Sifriyat Pijama B’America.
The organization is designed specifically for the Israel-American individuals. The companies specialize in the providence of Hebrew books on a monthly basis for the study and retaining of the Jewish culture in the American state. The program has been successful as it has reached over 15, 000 families. Other activities that Mr. Milstein supported to give back to the Israel-American community included the founding of the Israel-American Council in 2007. Under Adam’s instructions, IAC has stretched its activities and reached out to more than 100,000 individuals.
Adam champions for pro-Israel advocacy in various institutions through the distribution of pro-Israel groups in a variety of campuses. In 2015, Milstein associated with Haim Shaban and Sheldon in the campaign that demoted the demonization of Israelites in campuses. Adam’s acquaintance to matters related to his people demonstrates his loyalty to his origin.
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