Hugh Skip McGee

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    Bonus Watch ’14: Barclays Senior Staff

    Dealbook reports that, like the rest of the firm, Barclays top executives did pretty well for themselves this bonus season, despite the bank doing not so well re: earnings. As previously mentioned, Chief Executive Antony Jenkins found himself between a rock and a bunch of employees who said they would quit if they weren’t made […]

    / Mar 18, 2014 at 4:17 PM
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    Barclays Counting On Hugh “This is NOT just about a pep rally” McGee To Make Nice With Regulators

    Back in May, Barclays named longtime Lehaman Brothers-turned-Barclays employee Hugh “Skip” McGee III Chief Executive Officer of Barclays Americas. Following last summer’s revelations that the bank had been engaging in interest rate manipulation, the resignations of chairman Marcus Agius, CEO Bob Diamond, and COO Jerry del Missier, and the general tarnishing of the Barclays name, […]

    / Jul 17, 2013 at 5:23 PM
  • Banks, M&A, News

    Ask Barclays About Its “Big-Boy Checkbook”

    Last week Goldman and Morgan Stanley dropped sneaky hints about maybe changing their accounting so they could lend their way into more M&A deals. But this week we’re back to Barclays lending its way into more M&A deals, and Skip McGee got a little excited about it for DealBook: “We’ve long had a big-boy M.& […]

    / Nov 15, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    Barclays Cuts Business Class, Car Service, Late Night Snacks

    Only if your flight is under four hours, if you leave the office past ten, and if you’re working and hungry before 9PM but still- this hurts. To: IBD EMEA From: Richard Blackburn and Chris Winchenbaugh Cc: IBD ExCo, IBD COO’s, Talent Management Date: 3 October 2011 Subject: 4th Quarter Savings Initiatives We have done […]

    / Oct 3, 2011 at 5:54 PM
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    Barclays Banker Prevails: Son’s School Will Be Drag-Show Friendly Zone

    Back in November, former Lehman Brothers head of investment banking/current Barclays employee of the same title Hugh “Skip” McGee wrote a tear-stained letter to his son’s boarding school. The Skipper had held his tongue until then, but no longer could he sit by and watch as he flushed thousands of dollars down the toilet each […]

    / Jan 29, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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    Barclays Global Head of Investment Banking Writes Tear-Stained Letter To Son’s School, Demands Teacher’s Firing For Trash Talking Barclays, Making Son Cry

    Hugh “Skip” McGee III is not happy. The former Lehman Brothers head of investment banking/current Barclays employee of the same title is specifically not happy with the hippies at The Kinkaid School. You see, kids, The Kinkaid School is an institution Skippy spends good money to send his children to and lately? The commune seems […]

    / Nov 30, 2009 at 1:45 PM

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