Mr Henrique de Castro

Non-executive director (independent)

Joined the board in 2019.

Nationality: Portuguese. Born in 1965 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Education: Degree in Business Administration from the Lisbon School of Economics and Management (Portugal) and Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Lausanne (Switzerland).

Experience: He was independent director of First Data Corporation, and chief operating officer of Yahoo. Previously, he was the manager of the worldwide devices, media and platform business of Google, the sales and business development manager for Europe of Dell Inc. and a consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Other positions of note: He is a non-executive director of Fiserv Inc., and of Target Corporation.

Positions in other Santander Group companies: He is a non-executive director of Santander Businesses, S.L. 

Membership of board committees: Audit committee, remuneration committee and innovation and technology committee.