Santander appoints Tony Dean as regional director for north west corporate and commercial

Santander Corporate and Commercial has appointed Tony Dean as the new Regional Director for the North West.

Based in Manchester, Tony will head up the Corporate and Commercial business in the North West, providing a personalised service and support network to local businesses. Tony will support the development and maintenance of a network of clients in the professional business community, helping the bank to further expand into the division.

Tony has over 25 years’ experience working with customers in the Corporate and Commercial space, from owner managed businesses through to the region’s largest corporates. Tony previously worked for RBS where he ran the bank’s Private Equity business and the Structured Finance business, helping support the Relationship Directors complete more complex funding transactions. Most recently Tony worked for HSBC where he managed a portfolio of large privately owned businesses and corporates.

Commenting on his new role Tony Dean said: "I am delighted to be joining Santander and heading up Corporate and Commercial in the North West. I look forward to working with the rest of the team in continuing to grow the business by providing on-going support to new and existing customers.”

Jonathan Dyer, Managing Director, Santander Corporate Banking North commented: “Santander Corporate and Commercial has established itself as a major supporter of businesses in the North and is committed to building strong relationships with our customers by providing tailored support at every stage of their business.

Tony has great experience of the North West banking market and is well known amongst the advisory community. Tony is committed to supporting businesses and people in the North West division prosper and I am confident he will be a huge success within his new role.”

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