Santander UK appoints Steven Kew as Corporate Regional MD For East of England and East Midlands

Santander UK today announced it has appointed Steven Kew as Regional MD, East of England & East Midlands, Corporate Clients.

Kew has held several roles at the bank and has more than 15 years’ experience within the banking sector. Most recently, Kew held the role of Head of Change, Continuous Improvement & Client Experience for the Corporate & Commercial Banking (CCB) division, where he was responsible for the delivery of change for clients.

In his new role, Kew will lead an experienced team of relationship directors and relationship managers for corporate clients across the East of England & East Midlands geography, working with hundreds of businesses with turnovers from £15m in a range of sectors. Kew will report into Jane Galvin, Head of Corporate Clients, Santander UK and be based at the bank’s new office in Unity Place, Milton Keynes, which opened last year.

Jane Galvin, Head of Corporate Clients at Santander UK, said: “We are delighted to share that Steven has become our new regional managing director for the East of England & East Midlands. He has wealth of experience within commercial banking, and in his tenure at Santander has shown his dedication to clients and to delivering the best banking experience for them.”

Newly appointed, Regional Managing Director, East of England & East Midlands, Commercial Banking, Steven Kew said:I am so pleased to be back working in the East of England, leading this highly driven and dedicated team. The towns and cities across our region have so many thriving, successful, growing businesses.  I look forward to meeting many of them in the coming months, telling them about how Santander is helping businesses grow and expand into new markets.”

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Santander UK is a financial services provider in the UK that offers a wide range of personal and commercial financial products and services. At 31 December 2023, the bank had around 19,800 employees and serves around 14 million active customers, 7 million digital customers via a nationwide 444 branch network, telephone, mobile and online banking. Santander UK is subject to the full supervision of the FCA and the PRA in the UK. Santander UK plc customers’ eligible deposits are protected by the FSCS in the UK.

Banco Santander (SAN SM, STD US, BNC LN) is a leading commercial bank, founded in 1857 and headquartered in Spain. It has a meaningful presence in 10 core markets in the Europe, North America and South America regions, and is one of the largest banks in the world by market capitalization. Santander aims to be the best open financial services platform providing services to individuals, SMEs, corporates, financial institutions and governments. The bank’s purpose is to help people and businesses prosper in a simple, personal and fair way. Santander is building a more responsible bank and has made a number of commitments to support this objective, including raising €220 billion in green financing between 2019 and 2030. At the end of 2023, Banco Santander had €1.3 trillion in total funds, 165 million customers, 8,500 branches and over 212,000 employees.


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