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Ana Patricia Botín      

Executive Chairman of Santander Group

Ana Patricia Botín-Sanz de Sautuola O'Shea, DBE is a Spanish banker. On 10 September 2014 she was appointed executive chairman of Santander Group, the fourth generation of the Botín family to hold this role. Prior to this she was CEO of Santander UK, a role she held from December 2010.

In 2002, she was appointed the executive chairman of Banesto.Previously, she worked at JP Morgan.

Botín sits on the board of directors of The Coca-Cola Company. She is also founder and chairman of the CyD Foundation (which supports high education) and of the Empieza por Educar Foundation (the Spanish subsidiary of international NGO Teach for All). She is a member of the advisory board of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT’s CEO Advisory Board).

In 2005, Botín was ranked by Forbes magazine as the 99th most powerful woman in the world. In 2009, she was ranked 45th. In February 2013, she was ranked the third most powerful woman in the UK by Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4. In 2016, she was ranked the 10th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.


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