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Cabecera Banc de Sabadell

Who we are

We are one of the leading banking groups in the Spanish financial system, founded in 1881 and on the IBEX 35. Operating in 15 countries, our commercial banks are located in Spain, the UK and Mexico.

 

From the outset, our aim as a bank has been to help people and companies to make their projects a reality by staying one step ahead and ensuring they make the best financial and economic decisions. We do this through responsible stewardship that is committed to the environment and to society.

 

Our business model focuses on customer service, digitalisation, strength of the balance sheet and geographical diversification, solvency, sustainability and long-term value creation for our shareholders, employees and society.

 

Our management model focuses on taking a long-term view of our customers, through constant efforts to promote their loyalty and by adopting an initiative-based, proactive approach. We offer a comprehensive range of products and services, competent, highly qualified personnel, an IT platform with ample capacity to support future growth, and a steady focus on quality and ongoing innovation.

Main figures

Accumulated benefit 2023 1,332 million euros
Number of shareholders 213,560
Number of shares 5,403 milions
(31/12/2023)



Sabadell in the world

Banco Sabadell

 

 

The group’s parent bank, with a significant presence throughout the Spanish territory and internationally, Banco Sabadell is the fourth-largest private bank in Spain, with a significant market penetration among companies and individuals.


Home - Banco Sabadell (bancsabadell.com)
 
bsabadell mundi

TSB

 

 

TSB Banking Group PLC (TSB) has been part of the Banco Sabadell Group since 2015. It is a UK retail bank that combines the 200-year tradition of a British savings bank with the modernity of a franchise that offers full banking services to more than five million customers in the UK.


www.tsb.co.uk
 

Sabadell Mexico

 

 

The bank has been operating in Mexico for over 30 years, beginning in 1991 with a representative branch in Mexico City. In 2014, it began operations as a SOFOM – Multi-Purpose Financial Company – to grant loans to corporate banking clients. A year later, it obtained the licence to operate as a multi-purpose banking institution, and in 2016 it started corporate banking activities.


www.bancosabadell.mx
 

Corporate Governance

Board of Directors

Chairman

Josep Oliu Creus

Non-executive Chairman (Other external director)

Chairman of the Strategy and Sustainability Committee

Degree in Economics from the University of Barcelona
PhD in Economics from the University of Minnesota (USA)

First appointed as director 29th March, 1990
Re-appointed as director 16th March, 1995, 13th April, 2000, 21st April, 2005, 25th March, 2010, 28th May, 2015 and 28th March, 2019 and 23rd March, 2023
Chairman since 23rd December, 1999

Other posts:
Chairman of Board of Trustees of Fundació Privada Banc Sabadell
Non-executive Chairman of Exea Empresarial, S.L.
Representative of Exea Empresarial as Chair in Puig, S.L.
Director of Puig Brands, S.A.
Member of FEDEA (Applied Economics Studies Foundation)
Trustee of Fundación Princesa de Asturias
Trustee of Fundación Princesa de Girona

See C.V.

Deputy Chairman

Pedro Fontana García

Deputy Chairman of the Board

Chairman of the Credit Delegated Committee
Chairman of the Appointments and Corporate Governance Committee
Member of the Strategy and Sustainability Committee

Degree in Economics and Business Administration from ESADE, Barcelona.
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Harvard Business School, Boston, (U.S.)

Appointed as Director on 27th July, 2017
Re-appointed as director on 19th April, 2018 and 24th March, 2022

Other posts:
Independent director of Grupo INDUKERN
Independent director of PAX EQUITYCO, S.A
President of My Chef Ristorazione Commerciale, S.P.A.
Director of MdF Family Partners, S.A.

See C.V.

Chief Executive Officer

César González-Bueno Mayer

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Member of the Credit Delegated Committee
Member of the Strategy and Sustainability Committee (Member on strategy matters only)

Dual Degree in Law and Business Administration from ICADE, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, Spain
MBA from Yale School of Management, Yale University, USA

Appointed Chief Executive Officer on 17th December, 2020
Re-appointed as Executive director and Chief Executive Officer on 26th March, 2021

Other posts:
Chairman of Sabadell Consumer Finance, S.A.U.
Chairman of Banco Sabadell, S.A., I.B.M. (Mexico)
Chairman of SabCapital, S.A. de C.V., SOFOM., E.R. (Mexico)

See C.V.

Directors

George Donald Johnston III

Lead Independent Director

Lead independent director

Chairman of the Risk Committee
Member of the of the Strategy and Sustainability Committee

Bachelor of Arts, Degree in Political Science from Middlebury College, Vermont (U.S.)
Master of Arts in International Economics and Latin American Studies from Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC (U.S.)

Appointed as Director on 25th May, 2017
Re-appointed as Director on 19th April, 2018 and 24th March, 2022

Other posts:
Independent Director of Acerinox, S.A.
Member of the Executive Committee and the Audit Committee of Acerinox, S.A.
Independent Director of Merlin Properties, SOCIMI, S.A.
Chairman of the Audit and Control Committee and Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Merlin Properties, SOCIMI, S.A

See C.V.

Aurora Catá Sala

Independent Director

Independent director

Member of the Appointments and Corporate Governance Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

Industrial engineer (major in Industrial Organisation) from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia
MBA from IESE, Barcelona
Senior Management Programme (PADE) from IESE, Barcelona

First appointed as director on 29th January, 2015
Re-appointed as director on 28th May, 2015, 28th March, 2019 and 23rd March, 2023

Other posts:
Independent Director of Repsol, S.A.
Independent Director of Atrys Health, S.A.
Member of the Executive Committee of IESE alumni
Trustee of Fundación Cellnex
Trustee of Fundación Cidob

See C.V.

Lluís Deulofeu Fuguet

Independent Director

Independent non-executive Director

Member of the Credit Delegated Committee
Member of the Strategy and Sustainability Committee

Degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona
Finances for Executives from ESADE, Barcelona
General Management Program from IESE Business School, Barcelona

Appointed as Director on 28th July, 2021
Re-appointed as Director on 24th March, 2022

Other posts:
President of The Cellnex Foundation

See C.V.

María José García Beato

Other external director

Other External Director

Member of the Strategy and Sustainability Committee
Member of the Appointments and Corporate Governance Committee

Spanish State Attorney

Appointed as Director on 24th May, 2018
Re-appointed as Director on 28st March, 2019 and 23rd March, 2023

General Secretary since 2008 to 2021

Other posts:
Independent Director of Iberpapel Gestión, S.A.
Independent Director of ACS, Actividades de Construcción y Servicios, S.A.
Independent Director of EDP - Energias de Portugal, S.A.
Trustee of Fundación Banco Sabadell
Trustee of Fundación de la Asociación Española de Banca
Trustee of Fundación ACS

See C.V.

Mireia Giné Torrens

Independent Director

Independent director

Chair of the Remuneration Committee
Member of the Appointments and Corporate Governance Committee

Ph.D. Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Barcelona
M.Sc. Economics (Cum Laude), Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona
B.A. Economics, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona

Appointed as director on 26th March, 2020
Re-appointed as director on 10th April, 2024

Other posts:
Propietary Director of Sabadell Consumer Finance, S.A.U.
Director of International Initiatives, Wharton Research Data Services, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (U.S.)
Professor and Director of Finance Department, IESE Business School, Barcelona
European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI, Brussels), Research Member
World Economic Forum, Expert Network – Corporate Governance
Member of Center for Economic Policy
Trustee of Fundación Aula Escola Europea

See C.V.

Laura González Molero

Independent Director

Independent Director

Member of the Audit and Control Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee

Degree in Pharmacy, industrial specialty, Complutense University of Madrid
Executive MBA, IE Business School, Madrid
Executive management courses and programs at IMD, Harvard, Kellogg and INSEAD

Appointed as Director on 26th May, 2022
Re-appointed as director on 23rd March, 2023

Other posts:
Independent Director of Acerinox, S.A.
Independent Director of Viscofan, S.A.
ISS Facility Services Advisory Council Member
Non-executive president of the Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección – APD

See C.V.

David Martínez Guzmán

Non-executive Director (1)

Proprietary director

Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School, Boston (U.S.)
Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy from the Pontifical Gregorian University, Italy
Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from the National Autonomous University of Mexico

First appointed as director 27th March, 2014
Re-appointed as director on 19th April, 2018 and 24th March, 2022

Other posts:
Director of Alfa, S.A.B.
Director of Vitro, S.A.B.
Director of Cemex, S.A.B.
Director of ICA Tenedora, S.A. de C.V.

See C.V.

Alicia Reyes Revuelta

Independent Director

Independent Director

Member of the Credit Delegated Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

Bachelor’s Degree (BA) in Law, Economics and Business Administration from ICADE, Madrid
PhD in Quantitative Approaches and Financial Markets from ICADE, Madrid

Appointed Director on 24 September 2020
Re-appointed as Director on 26th March, 2021

Other posts:
Independent Director of Ferrovial SE
Independent Director of KBC Group N.V.
Director of KBC BANK. N.V.
Independent Director of EDP - Energias de Portugal, S.A.

See C.V.

Manuel Valls Morató

Independent Director

Independent director

Chairman of the Audit and Control Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Barcelona
Postgraduate in Business Administration from IESE, University of Navarra
Chartered Accountants
Member of the Official Register of Auditors in Spain (Registro Oficial de Auditores de Cuentas)

First appointed as director on 22nd September, 2016
Re-appointed as director on 30th March, 2017 and 26th March, 2021

Other posts:
Lead Independent Director of Renta Corporación Real Estate, S.A.
Chairman of the Audit Committe of Renta Corporación Real Estate, S.A.

See C.V.

David Vegara Figueras

Director – Chief Risk Officer

Director – Chief Risk Officer

Degree in Economics and Business, General Economics (Applied Economics), from the Autonomous University of Barcelona
Master in Economics, major in Capital Markets, from London School of Economics and Political Science (London, UK)

First appointed as director May 28th, 2015
Re-appointed as director on 28th March, 2019 and 23rd March, 2023

Other posts:
Independent Director of Amadeus IT Group, S.A.
Member (non-executive position) of the Advisory Board of Roca Junyent, S.L.P.
Member of Fundación Pasqual Maragall
President of Tertulias Hispano-Británicas Forum

See C.V.

Pedro Viñolas Serra

Independent Director

Independent Director

Member of the Credit Delegated Committee
Member of the Audit and Control Committee

Degree in Business Administration, University of Barcelona
Degree in Business Administration and MBA, ESADE
Diploma in Advanced Studies, major in Financial Economics, Complutense University of Madrid

Appointed as Director on 23th March, 2023

Other posts:
CEO and Deputy Chairman of Inmobiliaria Colonial and Member of its Executive Committee
Other posts in Colonial Group:
- Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Société Foncière Lyonnaise (SFL)
- Chairman of Utopicus Innovación Cultural S.L.
Independent Director of Blue Self Storage, S.L.
Chairman of the European Real Estate Association
Trustee of Fundación ESADE
Member of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce

See C.V.

 

Non-Director Secretary

Miquel Roca i Junyent

Secretary of the Board

Secretary of the Appointments and Corporate Governance Committee
Secretary of the Audit and Control Committee
Secretary of the Strategy and Sustainability Committee

Degree in Law from the University of Barcelona

Secretary (non-director) since 2000

Other posts:
Partner and Chairman of the Roca Junyent law firm

See C.V.

Non-Director Deputy-Secretary

Gonzalo Barettino Coloma

Deputy-secretary of the Board

Secretary of the Credit Delegated Committee
Secretary of the Remunerations Committee
Secretary of the Risk Committee

Degree in Law from the University of Oviedo

Secretary General since 2021

Other posts:
Director and Secretari of the Board of Banco Sabadell, S.A., I.B.M, (Mexico)
Director and Secretari of the Board of SabCapital, S.A. de C.V., SOFOM., E.R. (Mexico)
Non-Director Secretary of the Board of Sabadell Consumer Finance, S.A.U.
Secretary of the Trustee of Fundación Banco Sabadell

See C.V.

(1) Link to the significant shareholder Fintech Europe S.à.r.l.
 


 
 
 
 

Board Committees

Credit Delegated Committee



 

Chair

Pedro Fontana García

Members

Lluís Deulofeu FuguetCésar González-Bueno MayerAlicia Reyes RevueltaPedro Viñolas Serra

Non-Director Secretary

Gonzalo Barettino Coloma

Audit and Control Committee

 

Chair

Manuel Valls Morató

Members

Laura González Molero Pedro Viñolas Serra

Non-Director Secretary

Miquel Roca i Junyent

Appointments and Corporate Governance Committee

 

Chair

Pedro Fontana García

Members

Aurora Catá SalaMaría José García Beato Mireia Giné Torrens

Non-Director Secretary

Miquel Roca i Junyent

Remuneration Committee

 

Chair

Mireia Giné Torrens

Members

Laura González Molero

Non-Director Secretary

Gonzalo Barettino Coloma
 

Risk Committee

 

Chair

George Donald Johnston III

Members

Aurora Catá SalaAlicia Reyes RevueltaManuel Valls Morató

Non-Director Secretary

Gonzalo Barettino Coloma

Strategy and Sustainability Committee

 

Chair

Josep Oliu Creus

Members

Lluís Deulofeu FuguetPedro Fontana García María José García BeatoGeorge Donald Johnston IIICésar González-Bueno Mayer*

Non-Director Secretary

Miquel Roca i Junyent

* Member on strategy matters only

 

 

Management team

Management Committee

Chief Executive Officer

César González-Bueno
 
 

Secretary General

Gonzalo Barettino Coloma
 

Risk & Regulation

David Vegara Figueras
 

Financial

Leopoldo Alvear Trenor
 
 

Retail Banking

Jorge Rodríguez Maroto

Business Banking and Branches

Carlos Ventura Santamans

Corporate Banking

Cristóbal Paredes Camuñas
 

Risk

Carlos Paz Rubio

Operations and Technology

Marc Armengol Dulcet

Sustainability and Efficiency

Elena Carrera Crespo
 

People

Sonia Quibus Rodríguez

Strategy

Marc Prat Rojo*
 
 
 
*Pending regulatory approval