José María Roldán appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director
Santander UK announces the appointment of José María Roldán as an Independent Non-Executive Director (‘INED’) to the Boards of Santander UK plc and Santander UK Group Holdings Plc (together ‘Santander UK’), effective from 1 June 2023. José María Roldán will also join the Board Risk and Board Responsible Banking Committees.
José María Roldán was former Chairman and CEO of the Spanish Banking Association (2014-2022) and spent 13 years as Director-General at the Banking Regulation and Financial Stability department of the Bank of Spain and member of its Executive Board. He was also a Board Member and Vice-President to the European Banking Federation; founded and Chaired the Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) (the forerunner of the European Banking Authority (EBA)); was President of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) and chaired the former Banking Advisory Committee (BAC) of the EU.
Santander Chairman, William Vereker, commented: “I am delighted to announce that José María Roldán will be joining the Boards of Santander UK as an Independent Non-Executive Director. His depth of knowledge and expertise in banking supervision, financial stability and public policy will be of benefit to both the Boards and the business as a whole and I look forward to working with him in the months and years ahead.”