(Reuters) - British bank Barclays Plc's
Stuart Francis, head of technology banking business and a vice chairman at Barclays, will leave the lender and is planning to join investment bank Evercore Partners Inc
Francis, who has worked with Smith Barney and Lehman Brothers, worked under Hugh 'Skip' McGee, the head of the bank's U.S. business, who quit last week.
Barclays will announce on Thursday the creation of a bad bank portfolio of assets it deems non-core that it intends to sell or run down as part of a streamlining of its investment bank.
Paul Parker, Barclays' head of mergers and acquisitions, is also expected to quit, according to some media reports.
Barclays' U.S. head of communications, Michael O'Looney, is also expected to leave, Financial Times reported on Monday.
Spokesmen at Barclays and Evercore could not be reached for comment outside regular U.S. business hours.
(Reporting by Anannya Pramanick and Aman Shah in Bangalore; Editing by Eric Walsh)