Emilio Botin


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Emilio Botin

A Spanish banker born in 1934. In 1986, he became president of Banco de Santander, a role he inherited from his father. As the result of mergers and acquisitions, this bank became the largest in Spain in 1999 and the second largest in Europe in 2004.
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Santander's chairman Emilio Botin said: "We are very pleased to be working with the management and employees of A&L as we seek to build with Abbey one of the leading franchises in the UK banking sector.
Santander chairman Emilio Botin said: "We seek to build with Abbey one of the leading franchises in the UK banking sector.
Santander chairman Emilio Botin is thought to want to strengthen the bank's reach across Europe and the United States.
He will continue to work with SCH as a senior adviser to chairman Emilio Botin.
Emilio Botin, chairman of SCH, said it would be 'inappropriate' for the two banks to maintain cross-directorships in the event of the Abbey takeover.
The Abbey National Group Union is concerned over comments made by Santander Central Hispano (SCH) president Emilio Botin, suggesting that the number of back office staff may be cut if the agreed pounds 8.
The report came as the Group announced the death of Banco Santander's chairman Emilio Botin, father of Ana Botin.
BMV: SANMEX; NYSE: BSMX)("Santander Mexico") regrets to announce that Banco Santander's Chairman Emilio Botin has passed away.
Santander Chairman Emilio Botin told shareholders earlier this year that the bank expects its UK operations to account for about 17 percent of group profit this year.
Chairman Emilio Botin has said the bank aims to grow organically in Britain, though it would look at acquisition opportunities.
The February 2009 letter says Banko Santander of Madrid, Spain, has acquired Sovereign Bankcorp, based in Philadelphia, and with a major presence in the Northeastern part of the United States, bringing Sovereign into Santander's orbit as one the world's largest and most successful banks, reported Emilio Botin, chairman of Banco Santander.
At a meeting between Santander's chairman Emilio Botin and Abbey staff union representatives, the Spaniards said they would safeguard pension rights and offer 100 shares each to Abbey workers if the takeover was successful.