Likewise, the Board has also established the following Committees: Audit, Appointments, Remuneration, Risk Supervision, Regulation and Compliance, International and Technology, Productivity and Quality. None of them has decision-making powers, but are exclusively to provide information, advice and proposals.
Ms. Ana Botín
- Mr. Fernando de Asúa
- Mr. José Antonio Álvarez Álvarez
- Mr. Matías Rodríguez Inciarte
- Mr. Guillermo de la Dehesa
- Mr. Rodrigo Echenique
- Ms. Isabel Tocino
Mr. Ignacio Benjumea
The executive committee is governed by Article 51 of the Company’s Bylaws and Article 14 of the Rules and Regulations of the Board. All the powers of the board of directors have been permanently delegated to the executive committee, except those which may not be legally delegated and the following:
- Approval of the general policies and strategies of the Company, particularly:
- Strategic plans, management targets and annual budget;
- Dividend and treasury stock policy;
- General risk management policy;
- Corporate governance policy;
- Corporate social responsibility policy.
- Approval of the policies for the provision of information to and for communication with the shareholders, the markets and the public opinion. The board assumes the duty to provide the markets with prompt, accurate and reliable information, especially in connection with the shareholding structure, any substantial amendments to the rules of governance, related party transactions of particular importance and treasury stock.
- Control of management activities and evaluation of managers.
- And those of the board in relation to its composition and functioning, the remuneration and duties of directors, the contracting of technical advisors and board relations with shareholders, markets and the financial auditor.