Barclays appoints Ingrid Hengster as head of Germany

Barclays (BARC.L) has appointed Ingrid Hengster as country Chief Executive for Germany, the British bank said on Thursday, as well as making her a global chairman for investment banking.

Hengster joins from KfW Bankengruppe. The move is the latest in a series of appointments as Barclays rejigs its management ahead of reporting interim results on Wednesday.