Barclays has announced the appointment of Richard Tyacke and Tom Cawkwell as new relationship directors covering the South and East Yorkshire region.

Tyacke, who recently moved to the South Yorkshire area to be closer to family, has worked at Barclays for over eleven years, most recently as a Relationship Director in the corporate team in Thames Valley. With a broad range of industry expertise looking after clients across a range of sectors, Tyacke has a particular focus on the professional and business services sector.

Cawkwell, who will be based in Hull, who brings with him over twelve years banking experience, and is returning to his home city having spent the last three years as a Relationship Director in Newcastle and Northumberland. Cawkwell has a strong academic background with a Professional Diploma in Finance and Banking which will benefit both his customers and team alike.

Andrew Marsh, head of corporate banking for South and Eat Yorkshire said: “It’s great to welcome Tom and Richard to the team. Our investment in the South and East Yorkshire region continues at pace and demonstrates our belief in the robustness of businesses in the area. Our aim is still to be the first choice banking provider to corporates across the region and we will be progressing this goal with vigour throughout 2022 and beyond.”