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Barclays to add current Babcock chairman to board


(Reuters) - Barclays Plc <BARC.L> said it would add Mike Turner, current chair of British engineering firms Babcock International Group Plc <BAB.L> and GKN <GKN.L>, to its board as a non-executive director.

Turner, who was chief executive at defense contractor BAE Systems <BAES.L> between 2002 and 2008, would start with Barclays from Jan. 1.

(Reporting by Rahul B in Bengaluru; Editing by Adrian Croft)