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Santander Appoints New Relationship Directors for Aberdeen

Santander Corporate & Commercial has appointed Dave Walker and Stuart Thom as new Relationship Directors for Aberdeen.

Santander Corporate & Commercial has appointed Dave Walker and Stuart Thom as new Relationship Directors for Aberdeen. 

Based at the Corporate Business Centre in Aberdeen, Dave and Stuart will specialise in working with local businesses with an annual turnover between £2.5m and £25m. They will be responsible for building new customer relationships as the bank looks to expand further into the region. They join an 11 strong team in Aberdeen including sector and product specialists in real estate, healthcare, education, asset, invoice and trade finance.

Dave Walker is a chartered accountant and previously worked for Rigmar Services Limited. He has 25 years of experience working in varied accountancy and banking roles, with a focus on the oil and gas sector. Stuart Thom comes to Santander from Bank of Scotland and has 14 years banking experience working in Aberdeen, covering several roles including trading and real estate positions.

Graham Silcock, Regional Director for Santander Corporate & Commercial, said: “I am delighted to welcome Dave and Stuart to our team. Santander Corporate & Commercial has established itself as a major supporter of UK businesses and is committed to growing our relationship teams to provide this dedicated support for more local businesses, as our own business continues to expand and grow. Both Dave and Stuart are experienced local bankers committed to supporting businesses in Aberdeen, and I wish them every success in their new roles.”

Local businesses in the Aberdeen area wishing to speak to the new Relationship Directors can call Dave on 01224 327523 or Stuart 01224 327516.  

The information contained in our press releases is intended solely for journalists and should not be used by consumers to make financial decisions.

Santander Corporate & Commercial provides dedicated relationship banking support to businesses with a turnover of more than £250,000. It is part of Santander UK, a leading financial services provider in the UK which offers a wide range of personal and commercial financial products and services. At 30 June 2014, Santander UK serves around 14 million active customers with c. 20,300 employees, almost 1,000 branches and 52 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 1.34 trillion in managed funds, 107 million customers, 13,225 branches – more than any other international bank – and 183,648 employees at the close of June 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 the first half of 2014, Santander registered EUR 2.756 billion in attributable profit, an increase of 22% from the same period of the previous year.

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