Elizabeth Chambers



Elizabeth Chambers
Chief Strategy, Product and Marketing Officer, Western Union

As Chief Strategy, Product and Marketing Officer of the Western Union Company, Elizabeth G. (Libby) Chambers has responsibility for our global strategy, products, marketing, communications, and a range of corporate transformation initiatives.

Prior to joining Western Union, Libby served as Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, the international law firm. Previously, Libby held a range of senior marketing roles at Barclays, including serving as Chief Marketing Officer of retail and commercial banking and Barclaycard. She also led Barclaycard’s co-branded credit card issuing business in the UK for 3 years. Her tenure at Barclays was marked by a string of market-leading product innovations and partnerships, as well as digital channel development and brand transformation. Before joining Barclays she held C-level strategy, marketing and new business development roles at Bank of America, the Reader’s Digest Association and Bingham McCutchen LLP.

She is a non-executive director on the board of Smith & Williamson, the accounting, tax advisory and wealth management firm. Previous directorships have included Dollar Financial Group in the UK, hibu plc (formerly the Yell Group) and the Home and Savings Bank, a start-up retail banking venture. She also served on/chaired the boards of Barclaycard’s joint ventures with Home Retail Group (Argos), Thomas Cook and Solutions Personal Finance (Littlewoods). Earlier in her career she was an associate and then a partner with McKinsey & Company, serving financial institutions on a range of strategy, product marketing and organizational effectiveness topics.

A Harvard MBA, she is also a Stanford graduate and started her career as a financial analyst with Morgan Stanley & Co

Speaking History

Money20/20 Europe 2016

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