Jarden Adds Barclays’ L’Esperance to Board

JardenCorpration_2013MIAMI-Ros L’Esperance, chairman of the global investment banking division at Barclays, has been elected to the Jarden Corp. board of directors.

L’Esperance’s election brings the number of board members to 10, which includes seven independent directors. She has been with Barclays since 2008, responsible for corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions until taking on her current role last year. Prior to joining Barclays, L’Esperance was with Lehman Brothers, where she served as co-head of the company’s global corporate finance sector.

“Ms. L’Esperance brings a global perspective and a wealth of experience garnered from almost three decades of complex M&A transactions, as well as experience in navigating across the full spectrum of capital markets environments and opportunities,” said Martin Franklin, Jarden’s executive chairman.