Barclays has appointed Robert Peck as Chairman of Global Internet Banking in the Technology Banking Group. Peck will be based in New York and will report to Laurence Braham and Greg Dalvito, Co-Heads of Technology Banking, Americas at Barclays.
Peck joins Barclays with over 20 years of experience in Banking, most recently as Global Head of Internet Investment Banking at Credit Suisse. Prior to Credit Suisse, Peck was Global Head of Internet Research at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, a division of SunTrust Banks Inc. In this role he covered Internet and diversified media stocks including Alibaba, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Netflix, and he has been named for several years in Institutional Investors' Annual All-America Research rankings.
Before joining SunTrust in 2013, Mr. Peck was President of CoRise, a Merchant Bank focused on innovation and disruptive technologies in digital media, and from 2008 to 2011 he was Senior Technology and Internet Equity Analyst at Baron Capital. Peck has also previously worked for Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers, and he started his career at Merrill Lynch.
“Bob is very highly regarded as a thought leader in the Internet space, and his deep relationships with key industry players will deliver great benefits for our clients,” said Laurence Braham, Co-Head of Technology Banking, Americas. “He has an outstanding track record, and is a superb addition to our Internet platform and our broader Technology franchise.”
“Bob's expertise and experience will perfectly complement our origination-led banking model, and our delivery of standout strategic advice for our clients,” added John Miller, Global Head of Banking Coverage. “His appointment is further evidence of our commitment to operating a top tier Technology franchise.”
Peck's hire follows Barclays' appointment of Riaz Ladhabhoy as Co-Head of Internet Banking, Americas in February. Barclays appointed Mark Zanoli as Vice Chairman of Technology Banking and Ed Wehle as Head of Global Technology Services Banking during 2018, and Ben Freeland as Co-Head of Software Banking, Americas in the fall of 2017.
Peck will start at Barclays in June 2019.