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Santander Appoints New International Director for London & the South

Santander Corporate & Commercial has appointed Francisca Michielsen as the new International Director for London & the South.

Santander Corporate & Commercial has appointed Francisca Michielsen as the new International Director for London & the South. 

Francisca Michielsen will be working with Large Corporate businesses to support them in their international ambitions. Based out of London, Francisca covers London & the South working with the Relationship Director teams headed by Steve King and Toby Frampton, Regional Directors. 

Francisca is an international specialist. She can advise clients in structuring a range of international and trade solutions to support both import and export activities. Francisca has an in-depth understanding of the international needs of Large Corporates, enabling her to provide invaluable support. Francisca has worked across Structured Commodity Trade Finance, Project Finance and most recently as Relationship Director for Large Corporate Clients including international assignments, and brings wide-ranging experience and knowledge to the team. 

Mark Ling, Head of International Large Corporates for Santander Corporate & Commercial, said: “We are committed to growing our international teams to provide dedicated support for ambitious international businesses, as our franchise continues to expand and grow. We are delighted to welcome Francisca Michielsen to our team.  Francisca has a comprehensive international banking background, with years of industry experience gained at international banks. She is a valuable addition to Santander.”

Large Corporates based in London & the South, with International requirements wishing to speak to Francisca, can do so on 07525 901900.

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Santander UK is a financial services provider in the UK that offers a wide range of personal and commercial financial products and services. It has brought real competition to the UK, through its 1|2|3 products for retail customers and relationship banking model for UK SMEs.  As at 31 December 2014, Santander UK was the most switched to bank, attracting 1 in 4 new retail customers. The bank serves more than 14 million active customers with c. 20,000 employees and operates through 921 branches and 66 regional Corporate Business Centres. Santander UK is subject to the full supervision of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) in the UK. Santander UK plc customers are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) in the UK.

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Banco Santander (SAN.MC, STD.N, BNC.LN)
is a retail and commercial bank, based in Spain, with a presence in 10 main markets. Santander is the largest bank in the euro zone by market capitalization. Founded in 1857, Santander had EUR 1.43 trillion in managed funds, 12,950 branches – more than any other international bank – and 185,400 employees at the close of 2014. It is the largest financial group in Spain and Latin America. It also has significant positions in the United Kingdom, Portugal, Germany, Poland and the northeast United States. In 2014 Santander made an attributable profit of EUR 5,816 million, 39% more than the previous year.

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