Marcel Patiño joined Santander in August 2019 as Head of Santander's Corporate and Investment Banking division in Colombia. He reports directly to José M. Linares (Senior Executive Vice-President and Head of SCIB) and Manuel de la Cruz (Country Manager of Santander Colombia).
Prior to joining Santander, Marcel spent six years at the Brazilian Bank Itaú, expanding the Colombian and Central American Platform, as Head of Investment Banking.
He has over 20 years of experience in the financial sector, Marcel held several senior positions in Colombia and the United States. Highlighting his work for almost 10 years at Citi Bank as Relationship Manager and Head of Corporate Investment Banking and 4 years at Natixis as Senior Banker and Country Manager.
Marcel holds a Business degree from Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Administración CESA and a Master's degree in Finance from Cass Business School in London.