Ms Ana Botín-Sanz de Sautuola y O'Shea
Born in Santander (Spain) in 1960. Graduate in Economics. She joined the Bank after a period at JP Morgan (1981-1988). She has been executive vice president of Banco Santander, S.A. since 1992, and was executive chairman of Banesto from 2002 to 2010. Chief executive officer of Santander UK plc.
She was appointed for the first time a director of the Bank on 4 February 1989. She was re-elected by the general meetings of shareholders of 1991, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2006 and 2014.
Other significant positions: she is a non-executive director of The Coca-Cola Company.