Charles Russon, the recently appointed head of Absa’s Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB), is having to juggle the separation of his business from Barclays Capital after it had been deeply integrated as a division of the British bank, while at the same time forging new partnerships to build out its franchise on the continent. 

How is the separation from Barclays Capital proceeding? 

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