Santander Personal Financial institution Worldwide has named a brand new regional head for Mexico following the exit of Carlos Mercadal final month.
The Spanish financial institution tapped senior personal banker Borja Echanove for the Miami-based place final week. He’ll oversee personal bankers that cater to Mexican shoppers from the agency’s workplaces in Houston, San Diego, Miami and Geneza, Switzerland.
He replaces firm veteran and personal banker Carlos Mercadal, who exited Santander on the finish of September together with senior bankers Antonio Olmedo and Javier Pardo. Mercadal had been at Santander for near 19 years and it’s not but recognized if he has joined one other agency.
Echanove has been working at Santander since 2004, beginning with the agency as a personal banker overlaying shoppers in Spain’s Basque and Catalonia areas earlier than additionally taking over Madrid, in accordance with his LinkedIn profile.
He has labored within the monetary trade since 1994, having held roles at Deutsche Financial institution, French financial institution Credit score Lyonnais as a principal workplace director and Barclays Financial institution.
In March 2019, he moved to the agency’s worldwide personal banking division, working with ultra-high web value shoppers from Santander’s workplaces in Houston, per LinkedIn.
The appointment at Santander comes a couple of weeks following the Spanish agency’s hire of 5 personal bankers in Miami specializing in Argentine shoppers from rival Wells Fargo Advisors.