Javier Maldonado

Javier Maldonado

Vice Chairman

In 2015 Mr. Maldonado joined the Boards of Santander Holdings USA, Inc.; Santander Bank, N.A.; Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. and Santander Investment Securities, Inc.

He has been the Vice Chairman of Santander Holdings USA, Inc. since October 2015, and is a member of the Nominations, Executive and Risk Committees. Mr. Maldonado is also a member of the Santander Bank, N.A. Risk and Compensation and Talent Management Committees. He is a member of the Compensation, Executive and Regulatory and Compliance Oversight Committees of Santander Consumer USA.

In 2016, Mr. Maldonado joined the Board of Banco Santander International where he is a member of the Executive Committee and served as Acting Chairman of Santander Investment Securities, Inc.

From 2015 to September 2020, Mr. Maldonado served on the Santander BanCorp Board and as Chairman of its Compensation and Talent Management Committee. He also served on the Banco Santander Puerto Rico Board during that time.

Mr. Maldonado is Senior Executive Vice President, Global Head of Cost Control at Banco Santander, S.A. Mr. Maldonado has held numerous management positions at Santander, including Senior Executive Vice President, Head of the General Directorate for Coordination and Control of Regulatory Projects in the Risks Division, and Executive Committee Director and Head of Internal Control and Corporate Development for Santander UK.

Mr. Maldonado served on the Board of Alawwal Bank (formerly known as the Saudi Hollandi Bank Riyadh) from 2008 to 2019. He practiced corporate and international law for thirteen years and previously was an attorney with Baker & McKenzie and Corporate and International Law Department Head at J.Y. Hernandez-Canut Law Firm.

Mr. Maldonado received a law degree from UNED University and a law degree from Northwestern University.

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