Alfredo Sáenz Abad was CEO and Vice-Chairman at Banco Santander, S.A and had a long career with the bank holding numerous board positions within the group. He is also a Non-Executive Director of France Telecom España and a Director of Auna and Grupo Auna and Ensafeca Holding Empresarial SL. Sáenz Abad holds degree in Law from the University of Valladolid and a degree in Economics from the University of Deusto. He was born 21 November 1942.
Alfredo Saenz, the chief executive of Spain's top lender Santander, has been barred from working as a banker for three months by the country's Supreme Court due to an earlier conviction for making false accusations.
MADRID -- The chief executive of Spain's Banco Santander SA, Alfredo Saenz Abad, has resigned in the latest twist of a long-running legal battle. Saenz was named vice-chairman and chief executive of Santander 2002, according to a statement from the bank Monday. During that time the Santander Group has nearly quadrupled in size to become the eurozone's largest bank by market capitalization.