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Head of Banking & Corporate Finance

Head of Banking & Corporate Finance-1901927


Santander’s US Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) division is a global business unit that provides tailored services and high value-added wholesale products to client companies with a global presence and over $2bn in annual revenue.  The core CIB US businesses include Corporate & Investment Banking, Global Transactional Banking, Global Debt Financing, Markets and Private Debt Mobilization.  CIB also has a first line of defense team which includes Credit Management, Data Management, Operations, Risk and Compliance. 
Within CIB, we are currently seeking a U.S. Head of Banking and Corporate Finance, reporting into the Head of Santander’s Corporate and Investment Banking in the U.S. The Head of Banking and Corporate Finance will be a member of the CIB US Executive Committee.  This role is based in Midtown, NY. 
Responsible for setting & driving the strategic direction and mandate for the Banking and Corporate Finance team, including but not limited it:
  • Oversee all origination activities, including the maintaining and uptiering of current relationships, developing new relationships and prospecting within existing & untapped markets. 
  • Identify opportunities for CIB to become a trusted and strategic advisor to clients. 
  • Promote and seek out cross sell opportunities across the client base in close coordination with the Product teams.
  • Utilize knowledge of markets, industries and clients to determine demand, future trends and potential prospects. 
  • Coordination with Heads of CIB in Santander’s global network to assess and determine opportunities that will benefit the CIB strategy.
  • Manage & mentor the Banking and Corporate Finance U.S. team including senior coverage bankers and junior support staff.
  • Work effectively and proactively with areas such as Credit, Risk Legal, Compliance and Middle Office.
  • Provide oversight and adhere to an established budget.


  • At least 15+ years of Corporate Banking experience, including experience managing a large scale business.
  • Ability to provide overall business direction and strategy
  • Proven achievement of business line  P&L
  • Knowledge of multiple industries
  • Extensive C-suite level relationships within the market 
  • Strong product understanding/experience within a Wholesale Banking platform


:Top Management

Primary Location

:New York-New York-45 East 53rd Street - 06547 - NY Corp


:Santander Corp. & Inv. Banking (9900)



Job Posting

:Mar 29, 2019, 1:03:03 PM


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