Santander UK plc ("Santander UK") has today announced that its Board of Directors have resolved to make the following Board level changes with immediate effect:

Stephen Jones has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director. In addition to his role as Chief Financial Officer, Stephen will have executive responsibility for Regulatory Affairs and Pensions.

Steve Pateman, who is currently Executive Director, UK Corporate, Commercial and Business Banking will become Head of UK Banking, with responsibility for Retail Distribution & Intermediaries and Products & Marketing, in addition to his existing responsibilities.