Former Legal & General chief executive Tim Breedon is set to join the board of Barclays as a non-executive director.

Breedon was CEO at L&G from January 2006 to June 2012, having previously been group director (investments) since January 2002.

Breedon will start the role on 1 November 2012. He will remain an adviser to L&G until 31 December of this year.

Source: Investment Week.  Read full article here.