Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SC) (“SC” and “the Company”), has named Bruce Jackson as Head of Santander Auto Finance, effective April 28, 2021, following a transition period with his previous employer, which is currently underway. Mr. Jackson will join the SC leadership team and report directly to Mahesh Aditya, President and CEO of SC. Mr. Jackson will lead SC’s core auto originations channel, serving alongside Shawn Allgood, who remains Head of Chrysler Capital and Dealer Relationships. Both Mr. Jackson and Mr. Allgood will manage originations and funding operations for their respective lines of business, while also focusing on building best-in-class dealer experiences.
“I am pleased to welcome Bruce to the SC management team. Bruce brings significant industry and institutional experience in auto lending, and has a track record of delivering results while managing very diverse and broad areas of responsibilites. We believe there is tremendous potential to transform and grow our auto originations, and I’m confident Bruce will make a strong impact on our business on day one. Having another tried and tested, seasoned executive on our team will ensure that SC is able to accelerate its ambitious agenda of growth, dealer relationships and digital advancement in the coming year.”
CEO, Santander Consumer
About Bruce Jackson
Mr. Jackson joins SC after having served as Managing Director and Head of Dealer Services for JPMorgan Chase since 2013. While at Chase, he was responsible for the P&L for the bank’s portfolio of consumer auto loans, commercial loans, and treasury management products and services, and a team of more than 1,100 employees. Mr. Jackson also provided line-of-business oversight for in the areas of regulatory compliance, expense management, lending strategies, pricing and digital offerings.
Prior to joining Chase, Mr. Jackson held senior auto finance leadership roles at Ally Financial, Bank of America, WFS Financial and Toyota Motor Credit. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Sam Houston State University.