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Barclays Africa Group Relaunches as Absa Group with a Fresh New Look

19 July 2018Absa
Absa celebrates its new share code, group name and new brand at the JSE on 11 July 2018
•	In this photo:
o	(Front row, from left) Yasmin Masithela (Group Executive: Strategic Services), Peter Matlare (Group Deputy Chief Executive), Maria Ramos (Chief Executive Officer), Wendy Lucas-Bull (Group Chairman), Bongiwe Gangeni (Deputy Chief Executive: Retail & Business Bank), Charles Wheeler (General Counsel & Acting Head of Compliance)
o	(Back row, from left) Jason Quinn (Group Financial Director), Arrie Rautenbach (Chief Executive: Retail & Business Banking South Africa), Charles Russon (Chief Executive: Engineering Services), Temi Ofong (Co-Chief Executive: Corporate & Investment Banking Africa)

Absa celebrates its new share code, group name and new brand at the JSE on 11 July 2018 • In this photo: o (Front row, from left) Yasmin Masithela (Group Executive: Strategic Services), Peter Matlare (Group Deputy Chief Executive), Maria Ramos (Chief Executive Officer), Wendy Lucas-Bull (Group Chairman), Bongiwe Gangeni (Deputy Chief Executive: Retail & Business Bank), Charles Wheeler (General Counsel & Acting Head of Compliance) o (Back row, from left) Jason Quinn (Group Financial Director), Arrie Rautenbach (Chief Executive: Retail & Business Banking South Africa), Charles Russon (Chief Executive: Engineering Services), Temi Ofong (Co-Chief Executive: Corporate & Investment Banking Africa)

Group Chairman Wendy Lucas-Bull addresses the audience at Absa’s Name and Brand Change Event at the JSE on 11 July 2018

Group Chairman Wendy Lucas-Bull addresses the audience at Absa’s Name and Brand Change Event at the JSE on 11 July 2018

Group Chief Executive Maria Ramos stands in front of the new Absa logo at the JSE on 11 July 2018

Group Chief Executive Maria Ramos stands in front of the new Absa logo at the JSE on 11 July 2018

Barclays Africa Group Limited has officially been renamed Absa Group Limited and started trading under its new name and new share code (ABG) on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange today. The name change marks the start of a new era for the group as a standalone African group with a new brand design fit for a forward-looking business in a digital age.

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