Héctor Grisi Checa


Executive director 

Board member since 2023.

Nationality: Mexican. Born in 1966 in Mexico City, Mexico.

Education: Degree in Finance from Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico City). 

Experience: Mr Grisi joined the Group in 2015 as Executive Chair and CEO of Santander México and Grupo Financiero Santander México. In 2019, he was named Regional Head for North America. Before joining Santander he worked in Mexico and the US. Mr Grisi spent 18 years in several leadership roles at Crédit Suisse, including Head of investment banking for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, and Chair and CEO of Crédit Suisse México. He also held several roles in corporate and investment banking at Grupo Financiero Inverméxico and at Casa de Bolsa Inverlat. From 2011 to 2014, Mr Grisi was Vice Chair of Asociación de Bancos de México ("Bank Association of Mexico").

Other positions of note: Mr Grisi is non-executive Chair of Cogrimex, S.A. de C.V.

Positions in other Group companies: Mr Grisi is a non-executive director of Grupo Financiero Santander México, S.A. de C.V. and PagoNxt, S.L.

Membership of board committees: Executive committee and innovation and technology committee.

D. José Antonio Álvarez Álvarez