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Santander CIB Global
Santander Group City
Avenida de Cantabria s/n
28660 Madrid Spain
Senior Executive Vice-President and Global head of Santander CIB

José M. Linares

José M. Linares is Senior Executive Vice-President of Banco Santander and Head of Santander Corporate & Investment Banking (SCIB), having been appointed on 1 June 2017. He reports directly to the Group CEO and is also a member of the Executive Committee. Prior to joining Santander, José María Linares spent more than 17 years at J.P. Morgan in a number of senior roles in New York, Hong Kong and London. His previous position, starting in 2011, was Managing Director and Head of Global Corporate Banking in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He was also Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of J.P. Morgan Bank International, a member of the EMEA banking leadership team and Vice-Chairman of the Balance Sheet Committee.

Previously, José was Head of EMEA and Asia Pacific Equity & Derivatives Research, based in London, and simultaneously a member of the Global Equities Executive Committee and Commitments Committee.

Prior to moving to the UK in 2006, José spent three years in Hong Kong as head of APAC Equity and Derivatives Research. Before taking on his role in Asia in 2003, he was Head of Latin America & Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa Equity Research. He was previously J.P. Morgan’s Senior Global Emerging Markets telecommunications analyst, based in New York.

For many years, he was rated as the top Telecom Equity analyst in Emerging Markets. He started his Wall Street career covering Latin American stocks at Morgan Stanley.

José holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics from Babson College, where he graduated summa cum laude, and an MBA from Columbia University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Bartolomé Mitre 480 14º
C1036AAH Buenos Aires 
Head of Santander CIB Argentina

Mariano Urquiola

Mariano is head of Santander CIB Argentina.

With an international career spanning over more than 25 years in banking, Mariano has spent a large portion of his career in NY, where he worked for several international financial institutions as well as for Cargill. He joined Santander US in 2011 and relocated to Buenos Aires in 2018 where he held several roles, the most recent as head of Banking & Corporate Finance Argentina for the last three years.

Hong Kong
10/F, Two International Finance Centre
8 Finance Street, Central, 
Hong Kong
Antony Hung
Regional Head of Santander Asia Pacific

Antony Hung

Antony Hung is the Regional Head for Asia Pacific of Santander Group and is responsible for the Group’s business in Asia Pacific, with branches in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Before his current role, Antony was Asia-Pacific Head of Global Banking and Markets and, prior to joining Banco Santander, he was President for Asia excluding Japan for Capula Investment Management Asia Limited and Chairman of its Asia Investment Committee.

Previously, he worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific Global Wealth Management as well as a member of the Global Wealth Management Executive Committee and Asia-Pacific Executive Committee.

Antony was also previously Head of Fixed-Income, Currencies and Commodities for the Pacific Rim region at Merrill Lynch, which he joined in 1993 from Salomon Brothers Asia, where he was Vice-President in Fixed-Income Sales. Before that, Antony held senior positions at CEF Capital Ltd and Exxon Chemical Asia Pacific Ltd.

Antony holds a BBA(Hons) and an MBA from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of CPA and a member the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK.


Avenida Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek, 2235
04543-011 Sao Paulo
Head of Santander CIB Brazil

Renato Ejnisman

Renato Ejnisman is head of Santander CIB Brazil. 

With a career of more than 20 years in Banking, Renato worked at Bank of America and later at Banco Bradesco, where he spent the last 15 years in multiple roles, including Head of Investment Bank, leading its transformation to a top 3 player in Brazil. Additionally, he ran Corporate Banking for middle markets companies, Bradesco Asset Management and Private & Wealth Management.

Calle Bandera 140,
Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile
Andrés Trautmann
Head of Santander CIB Chile

Andrés Trautmann

Andrés is the head of Santander CIB Chile and head of Markets Chile.

Andrés joined Santander in 2018 from Goldman Sachs, where he spent 5 years running Emerging Markets sales in New York. Previously, he spent more than 6 years at Santander, both in London and Chile.

Calle 93 A No. 13-24 piso 4 oficina 401,
Bogotá (Colombia)
Head of Santander CIB Colombia

Catalina Laurens

Catalina Laurens is the head of Santander CIB Colombia.

With a career of more than 22 years in banking, Catalina has a deep understanding of the competitive landscape, opportunities, and market dynamics in Colombia. She joined SCIB in 2019 after working in a number of senior positions for HSBC and Citibank in Colombia.

Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 11-13
Edificio Magdalena
28027 Madrid

Rua da Mesquita 6
Torre B, 7º andar
Porta A1070-238

9 place Vendôme
75001 Paris



Große Gallusstraße 18

60312 Frankfurt am Main


Via G. de Castillia, 23
20124 Milan

Santander Corporate & Investment Banking 
17 Jana Pawla II Av. , 00-854 Warsaw

Gustav Mahlerplein 25 B
1082MS Amsterdam

2 Triton Square Regent's Place
NW1 3AN London
Regional head of Santander CIB Europe

Ignacio Domínguez-Adame

Ignacio joined Santander in 1994. For the last 26 years, he has held positions of responsibility within SCIB, both at a global level and in Brazil, where he headed the business for six years. Since 2016, he has been in charge of the Global Debt Financing business and is currently Board member of Banco Santander Peru, and of Caceis Bank.

Ignacio holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business with a major in Finance from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and an MBA from the University of Houston.

Prol. Paseo de la Reforma 500
Módulo 107, Lomas de Santa Fe
01219 Mexico D.F
Head of Santander CIB Mexico

Alejandro Capote

Alejandro Capote is the Head of Santander’s Corporate and Investment Banking division in Mexico. He joined SCIB on 2021 as Head of Banking and Corporate Finance.

Alejandro is a professional with over 22 years of experience in banking. Before joining Santander he worked for several international financial institutions such as Credit Suisse, UBS and Evercore. Most recently he was Country Head at Lazard in Mexico.

He holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey.

Av. Rivera Navarrete N° 475, Piso 14,
San Isidro
Head of Santander CIB Peru

Alberto Rivero

Alberto Rivero joined Santander as Head of Corporate & Investment Banking Peru in September 2019.

Prior to that he was a senior partner in 3XD Capital in Peru, focusing on M&A and structured finance. Previously, he worked in investment banking roles in Deutsche Bank, BBVA and Citibank.

Alberto holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad del Pacífico and an MBA from London Business School.

437 Madison Avenue, New York 10022 
Head of Santander CIB US

David Hermer

David joined Santander in August of 2023 as Head of CIB US and was appointed Directing Officer of Banco Santander SA New York Branch in January of 2024.  David has over 30 years’ experience in investment banking, having spent significant time in senior roles at Credit Suisse (CS) where he most recently was Global Head of Equity and Debt Capital Markets.   David was a member of various committees, including Global Investment Banking Management Committee, Equity Valuation Committee, Reputational Risk Committee, and Managing Director Promotion Committee.  

David joined CS in 1994, where he focused primarily on equity products. He ran the bank's US Equity Syndicate desk, Global Equity Syndicate, US and later Global Equity Capital Markets, and served on multiple local management committees. Prior to joining CS, David spent five years at Lehman Brothers. 

David was a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received a BA in Political Science.