Rodrigues will head the Barclaycard unit.

Barclays PLC (BCS) poached Citigroup Inc.  (C) executive Barry Rodrigues to run its credit card unit Barclaycard International, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing an internal memo it reviewed. 

Rodrigues, who was formerly the head of digital payments at Citi, is expected to take on his new role in November. He will be in charge of U.S. credit cards and retail online deposits as well as business solutions and payment acceptance in the U.K, according to the Journal. 

Rodrigues will replace Amer Sajed after he retired last month. 

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