Barclays Global Investors scoops Goldman Sachs GC

Barclays’s asset management business has appointed former Goldman Sachs general counsel Michael Crowl as its new global general counsel.


Barclays Global Investors (BGI) has appointed former Goldman Sachs global general counsel of investment banking Michael Crowl as its new global general counsel.

Crowl spent 13 years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as managing director and global general counsel of investment banking. Crowl launched the investment bank’s capital markets regulatory framework while based in London, New York and Hong Kong.

BGI chief operating officer, Rohit Bhagat, commented: “Michael brings strong global leadership experience to his role as BGI’s global general counsel. BGI is delighted to have him on board and welcomes his inclusive management style which fits well with our culture.”

Crowl, who will be based in the San Francisco office, has replaced Joanne Medero who is now the head of government relations and public policy for the investment banking and management divisions at Barclays.

He will report to Bhagat and Barclays group general counsel mark Harding