Further to its announcement made on 11 December 2013, Santander UK is pleased to announce that regulatory approval has been received for the appointment of Nathan Bostock as Deputy Chief Executive Officer. When Nathan formally takes up his position with Santander UK, he will join the Board of Santander UK as an Executive Director.

Santander UK is also pleased to announce that Keiran Foad will be appointed as Chief Risk Officer. Keiran will report initially to the CEO and subsequently to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Keiran's appointment as CRO will take effect upon receipt of regulatory approvals.

In addition to the CRO, the following functions will report to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer: People & Talent, Legal & Secretariat, Compliance & Anti Money Laundering and Technology & Operations.

The effective date of the above changes will be announced in due course.

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For further details, please contact:

Anthony Frost(Head of UK Communications)020 7756 6284
James S. Johnson(Head of Investor Relations)020 7756 5014
For more information contact:ir@santander.co.uk