Further to the announcement made on 10 September 2014, the Board of Santander UK is pleased to announce that Nathan Bostock has been appointed as CEO with immediate effect. As a result, Ana Botín has today relinquished her role as CEO but will remain on the Board in a non-executive capacity.

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For further details, please contact:

Jennifer Scardino 

(Director of Corporate Affairs and Marketing)

020 7756 4886

James S. Johnson

(Head of Investor Relations)

020 7756 5014

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