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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jose Alvarez

56 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Matias Pedro Rodriguez Inciarte

68 2013 Executive Vice President of Risk, Second Vice Chairman of the Board, Executive Director

Rodrigo Echenique Gordillo

70 2015 Fourth Vice Chairman, Executive Director

Guillermo de la Dehesa Romero

74 2014 Third Vice Chairman, Non-Executive Director

Bruce Carnegie-Brown

57 2014 First Vice Chairman and Lead Independent Director

Andreu Plaza

Chief Operating Officer, Chief Technology Officer

Juan Manuel Cendoya Mendez de Vigo

49 2001 Executive Vice President of Communication, Corporate Marketing and Research

Jose Maria Espi Martinez

72 1999 Executive Vice President of Risk

Jose Garcia Cantera

50 2015 Executive Vice President of Financial Management and Investor Relations

Juan Guitard

56 2009 Executive Vice President of Internal Auditing

Magda Salarich Fernandez de Valderrama

60 2008 Executive Vice President of Consumer Finance

Francisco Javier San Felix Garcia

2014 Executive Vice President Retail and Commercial Banking

Jose Antonio Villasante Cerro

Executive Vice President of Santander Universities

Juan Andres Yanes Luciani

Executive Vice President of Alliances

Jose Francisco Doncel Razola

55 2014 Chief Financial Accounting and Control Officer

Monica Lopez Monis Gallego

2015 Group Chief Compliance Officer

Jose Maria Nus Badia

66 2014 Chief Risk Officer

Enrique Garcia Candelas

63 2015 Vice President of Santander Totta (Portugal)

Remigio Iglesias Surribas

2014 Managing Director of Risks (recoveries and asset write-downs)

Jacques Ripoll

2015 Managing Director of Global Banking and Markets

Jesus Maria Zabalza Lotina

58 2014 Managing Director of Brazil Unit

Ana Botin-Sanz de Sautuola y O'Shea

55 2014 Chairman, Executive Director

Rami Aboukhair

2015 Country Head of Spain Unit

Enrique Cristofani

Head of Argentina Unit

Jose Luis De Mora Gil Gallardo

Head of Corporate development

Jose Maria Fuster van Bendegem

58 2015 Chief of Innovation

Javier Maldonado Trinchant

Director of Costs

Luis Moreno Garcia

2015 Senior Executive Vice President of Retail and commercial banking (private banking, asset management and insurance)

Cesar Ortega Gomez

62 2006 General secretary’s office and Human Resources

Angel Rivera Congosto

2015 Head of the Retail and Commercial Banking Division

Victor Matarranz Sanz de Madrid

2014 Head of Chairman’s office and Strategy

Jaime Perez Renovales

48 2015 General Secretary and Secretary of the board

Ignacio Benjumea Cabeza de Vaca

64 2015 External Director

Javier Botin-Sanz de Sautuola y O'Shea

43 2004 Non-Executive Director

Sol Daurella Comadran

50 2014 Non-Executive Director

Belen Romana

51 2015 Independent Director

Carlos Fernandez Gonzalez

50 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Esther Gimenez-Salinas i Colomer

67 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Angel Jado Becerro de Bengoa

71 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Isabel Tocino Biscarolasaga

67 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Juan Miguel Villar Mir

2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jose Alvarez

Mr. Jose Antonio Alvarez Alvarez serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Banco Santander, S.A. since 25 November 2014. Prior to this, he served as Executive Vice President of Financial Management and Investor Relations of Bank since 2004. He joined the Bank in 2002. He holds a degree a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelors degree in Finance, both from Chicago State University.

Matias Pedro Rodriguez Inciarte

Mr. Matias Pedro Rodriguez Inciarte serves as Executive Vice President of Risk, Second Vice Chairman and Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Banco Santander, S.A. He has been on the Bank's Board since October 7, 1988. He was appointed Second Vice Chairman of the Company’s Board on April 29, 2013. He also serves as Chairman of the Risk Committee and Member of the Executive Committee of the Bank. Between 1981 and 1982, he acted as Minister of the Presidency of the Spanish Government. In addition, he has served as Non-Executive Director of Banco Espanol de Credito (Banesto), Non-Executive Chairman of Banco Santander Totta, Non-Executive Director of Financiera Ponferrada and Chairman of Fundacion Principe de Asturias. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and he is State Economist.

Rodrigo Echenique Gordillo

Mr. Rodrigo Echenique Gordillo serves as Fourth Vice Chairman and Executive Director of Banco Santander, S.A. since January 1, 2015. Prior to this, he has served as Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Banco Santander SA since October 7, 1988. He acts as Member of the Executive, Audit and Compliance, International, Nominating and Remuneration Committees of the Bank. Previously, he acted as Chief Executive Officer of the Bank, between 1988 and 1994. He is Non-Executive Director of Vocento SA and Non-Executive Chairman of NH Hoteles SA. He holds a Bachelors degree in Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and he is Government Attorney.

Guillermo de la Dehesa Romero

Mr. Guillermo de la Dehesa Romero serves as Third Vice Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Banco Santander, S.A. Before that, he acted as Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank since June 24, 2002. He also acts as Member of the Executive, Nominating and Remuneration and International Committees of the Bank. On April 29, 2013 he was appointed Chairman of the Bank’s Audit and Compliance Committee. In addition, he has been International Advisor in Goldman Sachs, Secretary in State of Economy, General Secretary of Commerce, Chief Executive Officer of Banco Pastor, Non-Executive Director of Campofrio Food Group and Amadeus IT Holding SA. He also serves as Chairman of the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London, Member of the Group of Thirty of Washington, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Instituto de Empresa and Non-Executive Chairman of Aviva Grupo Corporativo and Aviva Vida y Pensiones SA. In addition, he worked as State Economist and served as Office Manager of Banco de Espana. He holds a Bachelors in Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 1962.

Bruce Carnegie-Brown

Mr. Bruce Neil Carnegie-Brown serves as First Vice Chairman and Lead Independent Director of Banco Santander, S.A. since 25 November 2014. He is currently non-executive chairman of Moneysupermarket.com Group Plc and Aon UK Ltd and a non-executive director of Santander UK Plc. He was previously founder and managing partner of the quoted private equity division of 3i Group plc, president and CEO of Marsh Europe and has held various positions at JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America. He was also lead independent director at Close Brothers Group plc (2008-2014) and Catlin Group Ltd (2010-2014). He holds a Masters degree in English Language and Literature from University of Oxford.

Andreu Plaza

Juan Manuel Cendoya Mendez de Vigo

Mr. Juan Manuel Cendoya Mendez de Vigo serves as Executive Vice President of Communication, Corporate Marketing and Research of Banco Santander, S.A. since July 2001. He is former Manager of the Legal and Tax Department of Bankinter SA, from 1999 to 2001.

Jose Maria Espi Martinez

Mr. Jose Maria Espi Martinez serves as Executive Vice President of Risk of Banco Santander, S.A. since 1999. He joined the Bank in 1985 and in 1988 was appointed Executive Vice President of Human Resources. He is also Chairman of Union de Credito Inmobiliario SA EFC and Director of UCI SA.

Jose Garcia Cantera

Mr. Jose Antonio Garcia Cantera serves as Executive Vice President of Financial Management and Investor Relations of Banco Santander, S.A. since January 1, 2015. Prior to this, he served as Executive Vice President of Global Wholesale Banking of Banco Santander SA since May 21, 2012. Before that, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Banco Espanol de Credito SA (Banesto), an affiliate of the Company. He has also acted as Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Banesto. He holds a Masters of Business Administration degree as well as a degree in Industrial Engineering from Instituto de Empresa,

Juan Guitard

Mr. Juan Guitard Marin serves as Executive Vice President of Internal Auditing of Banco Santander, S.A. since March 15, 2009. He is former General Secretary of the Board of Banco Santander de Negocios, from 1994 to 1999, and Manager of the Investment Banking Department of the Bank, from 1999 to 2000. He re-joined the Bank in 2002, being appointed as Executive Vice President and Non-Member Assistant Secretary of the Board of Directors.

Magda Salarich Fernandez de Valderrama

Ms. Magda Salarich Fernandez de Valderrama serves as Executive Vice President of Consumer Finance of Banco Santander, S.A. since 2008. She joined the Bank in 2008. Previously, she has held several positions in the Automobile industry, including the position of Director and Executive Vice President of Citroen Espana and Head of Commerce and Marketing for Europe of Citroen Automobiles.

Francisco Javier San Felix Garcia

Jose Antonio Villasante Cerro

Mr. Jose Antonio Villasante Cerro serves as Executive Vice President of Santander Universities of Banco Santander, S.A.

Juan Andres Yanes Luciani

Mr. Juan Andres Yanes Luciani serves as Executive Vice President of Alliances of Banco Santander, S.A. He has also served as Board Member of Metrovacesa SA.

Jose Francisco Doncel Razola

Mr. Jose Francisco Doncel Razola serves as Chief Financial Accounting and Control Officer of Banco Santander, S.A. since 2014. He holds a degree in Economic Sciences from Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Monica Lopez Monis Gallego

Jose Maria Nus Badia

Mr. Jose Maria Nus Badia serves as Chief Risk Officer of Banco Santander, S.A. He has also served as Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Banco Espanol de Credito SA.

Enrique Garcia Candelas

Mr. Enrique Garcia Candelas serves as Vice President of Santander Totta (Portugal) of Banco Santander, S.A. Prior to this, he served as Managing Director of Spain Unit of the Bank. He joined Banco Santander in 1975 and was appointed as Senior Vice President in 1993.

Remigio Iglesias Surribas

Jacques Ripoll

Mr. Jacques Ripoll serves as Managing Director of Global Banking and Markets of Banco Santander, S.A. since January 1, 2015. Prior to this, he was responsible for Global Wholesale Banking Santander UK.

Jesus Maria Zabalza Lotina

Mr. Jesus Maria Zabalza Lotina serves as Managing Director of Brazil Unit of Banco Santander, S.A. He is former Executive Vice President of La Caixa, from 1996 to 2002. He joined the Bank in 2002, when he was appointed to his current post.

Ana Botin-Sanz de Sautuola y O'Shea

Ms. Ana Patricia Botin-Sanz de Sautuola y O'Shea serves as Chairman and Executive Director of the Board of Directors of Banco Santander, S.A. since October 10, 2014. Prior to this, she was Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Santander UK plc of the company. She has been on the Bank's Board since February 4, 1989. She also serves as Member of the Executive, International and Technology, Productivity and Quality Committees of the Bank. She has acted as Executive Chairman of Banco Espanol de Credito SA (Banesto). She joined the Bank after working at JP Morgan between 1981 and 1988. She served as Executive Chairman of Banesto from 2002 to 2010. In addition, she has served as Non-Executive Director of Assicurazioni Generali SpA and Member of the International Advisory Board of the New York Stock Exchange and the Georgetown University. She holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from Bryn Mawr College.

Rami Aboukhair

Enrique Cristofani

Mr. Enrique Cristofani serves as Head of Argentina Unit of Banco Santander, S.A.

Jose Luis De Mora Gil Gallardo

Jose Maria Fuster van Bendegem

Mr. Jose Maria Fuster van Bendegem serves as Chief of Innovation of Banco Santander, S.A. He also served as Executive Vice President of Technology and Operations of Banco Santander, S.A. since 2007. He joined the Bank in 1988. In 2004, he was appointed as Chief Information Officer of Grupo Santander. In the same year, he was also named Member of the Board of Abbey National plc and the Board of Advisors of IBM Corporation. In 2006, he was appointed Executive Director of Banesto. Currently, he is Member of the Board of Directors of Ingenieria de Software Bancario SA (ISBAN). He holds a degree in Aeronautical Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration degree, both from Instituto de Empresa.

Javier Maldonado Trinchant

Luis Moreno Garcia

Cesar Ortega Gomez

Mr. Cesar Ortega Gomez serves as General secretary’s office and Human Resources of Banco Santander, S.A. He joined the Bank in 2000 and was appointed to his current post in 2006. He has also been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas SA.

Angel Rivera Congosto

Victor Matarranz Sanz de Madrid

Jaime Perez Renovales

Mr. Jaime Perez Renovales serves as General Secretary and Secretary of the board of Banco Santander, S.A. since September 1, 2015. He will lead the newly-created Division of General Secretariat and Human Resources, which will integrate the areas of Legal and Tax and all the areas which were under the former division of Human Resources, Organisation and Costs. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and Assistant General Secretary of Banco Santander SA until 2011. He joined the Group in 2003 as Secretary of the Board of Directors of Banco Espanol de Credito (Banesto). In March 2009, he was appointed as Executive Vice President of Banco Santander and Assistant General Secretary.

Ignacio Benjumea Cabeza de Vaca

Mr. Ignacio Benjumea Cabeza de Vaca serves as External Director of Banco Santander, S.A. since September 1, 2015. He will serve as General Secretary and Secretary of the Board of the Bank till September 1, 2015. He also served as Executive Vice President of the Bank. In addition, he acts as Non-Member Secretary of the Bank's Executive, Risk, Audit and Compliance, Nominating and Remuneration, International and Technology, Productivity and Quality Committees. He joined the Bank in 1987 as General Secretary of Banco Santander de Negocios. He has also served as Director of Bolsas y Mercados Espanoles, Sociedad Holding de Mercados y Sistemas Financieros SA, Sociedad Rectora de la Bolsa de Madrid SA and La Union Resinera Espanola SA. He graduated with a Bachelors degree in Law from Universidad de Deusto in 1974 and obtained a degree from Universidad Pontificia Comillas in 1975. He is Government Attorney.

Javier Botin-Sanz de Sautuola y O'Shea

Mr. Javier Botin-Sanz de Sautuola y O'Shea serves as Non-Executive Director of Banco Santander, S.A. since July 25, 2004. He has also acted as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JB Capital Markets Sociedad de Valores SA. He holds a Bachelors degree in Law.

Sol Daurella Comadran

Ms. Sol Daurella Comadran serves as Non-Executive Director of Banco Santander, S.A. since 25 November 2014. She is currently a non-executive director of Acciona, S.A. She has served as a member of the governing board of the Círculo de Economía and an independent external director of Banco Sabadell, S.A. She is also Honorary Consul-General for Iceland in Catalonia. She is also Executive chairwoman of Coca- Cola Iberian Partners, S.A. She graduated in Business and MBA in Business Administration.

Belen Romana

Ms. Belen Romana serves as an Independent Director of Banco Santander S.A. since December 22, 2015. She held various positions, and is currently an Independent Director of the board of British insurer Aviva. Her last executive role was SAREB presidency, the asset management company from the Spanish bank restructuring, a position she held since its establishment in November 2012 until January 2015. She holds a Graduate degree in Economics and Business Administration from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid.

Carlos Fernandez Gonzalez

Mr. Carlos Fernandez Gonzalez serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Banco Santander, S.A. since 25 November 2014. He is the chairman of the board of directors and vice president of Finaccess, S.A.P.I. He is currently a member of the board of Grupo Financiero Santander, S.A.B. de C.V. and of Grupo Modelo. He is an Industrial Engineer, he holds a degree in Business Administration from the Instituto Panamericano de Alta Direccion de Empresas.

Esther Gimenez-Salinas i Colomer

Ms. Esther Gimenez-Salinas i Colomer serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Banco Santander, S.A. since March 30, 2012. She has been Rector of the Ramon Llull University, Member of the Supreme Judicial Council, Member of the Standing Committee of the Conference of Rectors of Spanish Universities (CRUE) and Executive Vice President of the Center for Legal Studies of the Department of Justice of the Generalitat de Catalunya. She is Professor of Criminal Law for the ESADE-URL’s Law School. She holds a Doctorate degree in Law.

Angel Jado Becerro de Bengoa

Mr. Angel Jado Becerro de Bengoa serves as Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Banco Santander, S.A. since June 11, 2010. Previously, he served as Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank from 1972 to 1999. In addition, he has acted as Member of the Board of Directors of Banco Banif SA since 2001. He graduated in Law and holds a Business Administration degree.

Isabel Tocino Biscarolasaga

Ms. Isabel Tocino Biscarolasaga serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Banco Santander, S.A. since March 26, 2007. She is Member of the Bank's Nominating and Remuneration Committee. On March 30, 2012 she was appointed Member of the Risk Committee of the Bank and on April 29, 2013 Member of its Executive Committee. In the past, she served as Minister for Environment of the Spanish Government, Chairman of the European Affairs and the Foreign Affairs Committees of Spanish Congress, Chairman for Spain and Portugal and Vice Chairman for Europe of Siebel Systems. In addition, she serves as Professor at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Member of the Spanish State Council, Non-Executive Director of Climate Change Capital and Member of the Royal Academy of Doctors. She holds a Doctorate degree in Law. Moreover, she has undertaken graduate studies in Business Administration at Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa (IESE) and Harvard Business School.

Juan Miguel Villar Mir

Mr. Juan Miguel Villar Mir serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Banco Santander, S.A. He is the chairman of Grupo OHL and of Grupo Villar Mir, and represents these entities as vice-chairman of Abertis Infraestructuras, S.A. and Inmobiliaria Colonial, S.A., respectively. He was Minister of Finance and vice president of the Government for Economic Affairs from 1975 to 1976, and chairman of Electra de Viesgo, Altos Hornos de Vizcaya, Hidro Nitro Espanola, Empresa Nacional de Celulosa, Empresa Nacional Carbonifera del Sur, Cementos del Cinca, Cementos Portland Aragon, Puerto Sotogrande, the COTEC Foundation and of Colegio Nacional de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos. He is also currently Professor of Business Organisation at Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, a full member of the Royal Academy of Engineering and of the Royal Academy of Moral and Political Sciences, an honorary member of the Royal Academy of Doctors and supernumerary of the Royal Academy of Economics and Finance. He holds a Doctorate degree in Civil Engineering and graduated in Law and degree in Industrial Organisation.