Directors - Executive
Ana Botín, Chief Executive Officer
Ana Botín was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 1 December 2010.
She joined the Banco Santander, S.A. group in 1988, directed Banco Santander, S.A.'s Latin American international expansion in the 1990's and was responsible for the Latin American, Corporate Banking, Asset Management and Treasury areas.
Ana was Chief Executive Officer of Banco Santander de Negocios and has been a member of Banco Santander, S.A.'s Board and Executive Committee since 1989 and of its Management Committee since 1994.
In 2002 Ana was appointed Executive Chairman of Banco Español de Credito, S.A. in Spain, leading the bank towards clear improvements in profitability, efficiency and brand recognition as well as showing a commitment towards product innovation, SMEs and service quality.