Ms Ana Botín-Sanz de Sautuola y O'Shea
Born in 1960 in Santander, Spain.
Joined the board of directors in 1989.
Graduate in Economics.
Joined the bank after a period at JP Morgan (1980-1988). Ms Botín was appointed executive vice president of Banco Santander, S.A. in 1992, after having served as executive chairman of Banesto from 2002 to 2010 and chief executive officer of Santander UK from 2010 to 2014.
Other significant positions: She is a non-executive director of The Coca-Cola Company. She is also a member of the board of Deusto Business School and of the Financial Services Trade and Investment Board (FSTIB), created by the British Ministry of Economy to promote the financial services industry of the United Kingdom. She is also Dame Commander of the British Empire, Business Ambassador of the government of the United Kingdom and member of the Trilateral Commission and of the advisory board of Saïd Business School (University of Oxford).