The head of Barclays'
Weiss, who also served on the executive committee of investment banking, is leaving to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities, said the memo, which was signed by Skip McGee, the head of Global Investment Banking at Barclays.
Weiss served in his role at Barclays since 2008, and held the same title at Lehman Brothers from 2007 to 2008. He started his career in 1983 as a corporate bond trader at Lehman Brothers.
A Barclays spokesman confirmed the contents of the memo.
Recent transactions in which Barclays' financial services group has played a role include serving as special adviser to the board of U.S. insurer MetLife Inc
The group has also advised Capital One Financial Corp
(Reporting By Paritosh Bansal; editing by Gunna Dickson)