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Cabecera Banc de Sabadell

Who we are

Sabadell is one of the largest banking groups in Spain’s financial system, founded in 1881 and listed in the IBEX 35.

 

Banco Sabadell operates in over 20 countries throughout the world and has commercial banks in Spain, the UK and Mexico.

 

Since its inception, Banco Sabadell has tried to help people and companies make their projects become a reality, anticipating their needs and caring for them to enable them to make the best economic decision. We have done this through responsible management and an unwavering commitment to the environment and to society.

 

Banco Sabadell’s business model focuses on customer service, digitisation, the strength and geographical diversification of our balance sheet, our solvency and on generating long-term value for our shareholders, our employees and society in general.  

Values

Compromiso

Commitment

Profesionalidad

Professionalism

Empatía

Empathy

No conformismo

Not conformism

Eficacia

Effectiveness

Franqueza

Frankness




Main figures

Accumulated benefit Q2 2020 94 million euros
Number of shareholders 247,003
Number of shares 5,626 milions
(30/06/2020)



Sabadell in the world

Banco Sabadell

 



This is the Group’s main brand. It has an extensive branch network throughout Spain. It is the benchmark brand in the Spanish market serving individuals and companies.


www.bancosabadell.com




Sabadell Urquijo Banca Privada

 



This is the brand specialised in private banking, dedicated essentially to managing high-net-worth individuals. It is characterised by personalised management and vast experience in advising individuals and organisations in such matters.


www.sabadellurquijo.com




TSB

 



TSB Banking Group PLC (TSB) is the Group’s benchmark brand in the United Kingdom. It joined the Group in 2015 with the aim of driving competition and meeting a growing number of customer needs, thus improving the banking experience in the country.


www.tsb.co.uk




Sabadell Mexico

 



Banco Sabadell Group has been present in Mexico for more than 20 years. The Bank arrived in the country in 1991, with a representative office in Mexico City. In April 2014, it opened Sabadell Capital, a multiple purpose financial institution. In August 2015, the Bank obtained a licence from the National Banking and Securities Commission to operate as a full-service bank.


www.bancosabadell.mx




Corporate Governance

Board of Directors

 

 

Chairman

Josep Oliu Creus


Born in Sabadell (Barcelona) in 1949

Chairman

Chairman of the Delegated Committee

Degree in Economics from the University of Barcelona
PhD in Economics from the University of Minnesota (USA)

First appointed as director 29th March, 1990
Re-appointed as director 16th March, 1995, 13th April, 2000, 21st April, 2005, 25th March, 2010, 28th May, 2015 and 28th March, 2019
Chairman since 23rd December, 1999

Other posts:
Chairman of Sabadell Consumer Finance, S.A.U.
Non-executive Chairman of Exea Empresarial, S.L.
Representative of Exea Empresarial in Puig, S.L.
Member of FEDEA (Applied Economics Studies Foundation)
Trustee of Fundación Princesa de Asturias
Trustee of Fundación Princesa de Girona

See C.V.

Deputy Chairman

Javier Echenique Landiribar

Independent non-executive Director


Born in Pamplona in 1951

Vice-Chairman of the Board

Member of the Delegated Committee

Holds a degree in Economics and Actuarial Science from the University of the Basque Country

First appointed as director on 18th September, 2010
Last re-appointed as director on 28th May, 2015 and 28 th March, 2019

Other posts:
Director of Ence, Energía y Celulosa, S.A.
Director of ACS, Actividades de Construcción y Servicios, S.A.
Director of ACS, Servicios, Comunicaciones y Energía, S.L.
Director of Telefónica, S.A.
Director of Telefónica Audiovisual Digital, S.L.
Director of Telefónica Móviles México, S.A. de C.V.
Trustee of Fundación Novia Salcedo

See C.V.

Chief Executive Officer

Jaime Guardiola Romojaro


Born in Barcelona in 1957

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Member of the Delegated Committee

Holds a degree in Business and an MBA from ESADE
Degree in Law from the University of Barcelona

Chief Executive Officer since 27th September, 2007
Re-appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 27th March, 2008, 26th March, 2013, and 19th April, 2018

Other posts:
Trustee of the ESADE Foundation
Member of the Board of Directors of the Círculo de Economía

See C.V.

Directors

Anthony Frank Elliott Ball

Lead Independent Director


Born in London (England) in 1955

Lead independent director

Member of the Appointments Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee

Incorporated Engineer (IEng)
MBA from Kingston Business School, Kingston University, London
Honorary Doctorate from the Kingston University Faculty of Business and Law
Honorary Doctorate from Middlesex University, London
Fellow of the Royal Television Society

First appointed as director 30th March, 2017

Other posts:
Senior advisor to Providence Equity Partners LLC
Chairman of Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd
Chairman of Bité Group owned by Providence Equity Partners LLC
Chairman of the Advisory Council of Portland Communications Ltd

See C.V.

Aurora Catá Sala

Independent non-executive Director


Born in Barcelona in 1964

Independent director

Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
Member of the Appointments Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

Industrial engineer (major in Industrial Organisation) from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia
MBA from IESE, Barcelona
Senior Management Programme (PADE) from IESE, Barcelona

First appointed as director on 29th January, 2015
Re-appointed as director on 28th May, 2015 and 28th March, 2019

Other posts:
Partner of Seeliger y Conde, S.L.
Director of Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Member of the Executive Committee of IESE
Member of the Executive Committee of Barcelona Global

See C.V.

Pedro Fontana García

Independent non-executive Director


Born in Barcelona in 1952

Member of the Delegated Committee

Member of the Delegated Committee
Member of the Audit and Control Committee

Degree in Economics and Business Administration from ESADE, Barcelona.
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Harvard Business School, Boston, (U.S.)

Appointed as Director on 27th July, 2017
Re-appointed as director on 19th April, 2018

Other posts:
Independent director of Grupo INDUKERN
Independent director of PAX EQUITYCO, S.A.R.L.

See C.V.

María José García Beato

Executive Director


Born in Córdoba in 1965

Director-Secretary-General

Secretary (non-member) of the Delegated Committee
Secretary (non-member) of the Remuneration Committee
Secretary (non-member) of the Risks Committee

Spanish State Attorney

Appointed as Director on 24th May, 2018
Re-appointed as Director on 28st March, 2019

General Secretary since 2008

Other posts:
Independent Director of Red Eléctrica Corporación, S.A.
Trustee of Fundación Banco Sabadelll
Trustee of Fundación de la Asociación Española de Banca
Member of the Advisory Board of Fundación Cajasur

See C.V.

Mireia Giné Torrens

Independent non-executive Director


Born in Barcelona (Spain) in 1973

Independent non-executive Director

Member of the Audit and Control Committee

Ph.D. Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Barcelona
M.Sc. Economics (Cum Laude), Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona
B.A. Economics, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona

Appointed as director on 26th March, 2020

Other posts:
Director of International Initiatives, Wharton Research Data Services, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (U.S.)
Associate Professor, Department of Finance, IESE Business School, Barcelon
European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI, Brussels), Research Member
World Economic Forum, Expert Network – Corporate Governance
Trustee of Fundación Aula Escola Europea

See C.V.

George Donald Johnston

Independent non-executive Director


Born in 1955 in Bogota (Colombia)

Independent Director

President of the Risk Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee

Bachelor of Arts, Degree in Political Science from Middlebury College, Vermont (U.S.)
Master of Arts in International Economics and Latin American Studies from Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC (U.S.)

Appointed as Director on 25 May, 2017
Re-appointed as director on 19th April, 2018

Other posts:
Independent Director of Acerinox, S.A.
Member of the Executive Committee and the Audit Committee of Acerinox, S.A.
Independent Director of Merlin Properties, SOCIMI, S.A.
Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Merlin Properties, SOCIMI, S.A.

See C.V.

David Martínez Guzmán

Non-executive Director (1)


Born in Monterrey, Mexico, in 1957

Proprietary director

Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School, Boston (U.S.)
Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy from the Pontifical Gregorian University, Italy
Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from the National Autonomous University of Mexico

First appointed as director 27th March, 2014
Re-appointed as director on 19th April, 2018

Other posts:
Director of Alfa, S.A.B.
Director of Vitro, S.A.B.
Director of Cemex, S.A.B.

See C.V.

José Manuel Martínez Martínez

Independent non-executive Director


Born in Murcia in 1947

Independent director

Chairman of the Appointments Committee

He obtained a degree in Public Works Engineering from the Complutense University of Madrid
He also holds a degree in Economics from the Complutense University of Madrid
He graduated in Actuarial Science from the Complutense University of Madrid

First appointed as director 26th March, 2013
Re-appointed as director on 19th April, 2018

Other posts:
Honorary Chairman of MAPFRE

See C.V.

José Ramón Martínez Sufrategui

Independent non-executive Director


Born in Nalda (La Rioja) in 1951

Independent director

Member of the Audit and Control Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee

Holds a degree in Architecture (major in Urban Development) from the Madrid School of Architecture
Executive MBA from IE Business School in Madrid

First appointed as director 18th September, 2010
Re-appointed as director 28th May, 2015 and 28th March, 2019

See C.V.

Manuel Valls Morató

Independent non-executive Director


Born in 1953 in Barcelona

Independent director

Chairman of the Audit and Control Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Barcelona
Postgraduate in Business Administration from IESE, University of Navarra
Chartered Accountants
Member of the Official Register of Auditors in Spain (Registro Oficial de Auditores de Cuentas)

First appointed as director on 22nd September, 2016
Last re-appointed as director 30th March, 2017

Other posts:
Independent director of Renta Corporación Real Estate, S.A.
Chairman of the Audit Committe of Renta Corporación Real Estate, S.A.
Partner at PwC from 1988 until 2013
Head of the PwC Audit Division from 2006 until 2013
Chairman of PwC Auditores, S.L. from 2006 until 2011

See C.V.

David Vegara Figueras

Executive Director


Born in Barcelona in 1966

Director – Chief Risk Officer

Degree in Economics and Business, General Economics (Applied Economics), from the Autonomous University of Barcelona
Master in Economics, major in Capital Markets, from London School of Economics and Political Science (London, UK)

First appointed as director May 28th, 2015
Re-appointed as director on 28th March, 2019

Other posts:
Director of Banco Sabadell, S.A., Institución de Banca Múltiple.
Director of SabCapital, S.A. de C.V., SOFOM, E.R.
Member of the Supervisory Board of the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations

See C.V.


Non-Director Secretary

Miquel Roca Junyent


Born in Cauderan (France) in 1940

Secretary of the Board

Secretary of the Appointments Committee
SSecretary of the Audit and Control Committee

Degree in Law from the University of Barcelona

Secretary (non-director) since 2000

Other posts:
Partner and Chairman of the Roca Junyent law firm

See C.V.

(1) Link to the significant shareholder Fintech Europe S.à.r.l.
 


Board Committees




Delegated Committee

 

Chairman

Josep Oliu Creus

Members

Jaime Guardiola Romojaro Javier Echenique Landiribar Pedro Fontana García

Non-Member Secretary

María José García Beato

Audit and Control Committee

 

Chairman

Manuel Valls Morató

Members

Pedro Fontana GarcíaMireia Giné Torrens José Ramón Martínez Sufrategui

Non-Member Secretary

Miquel Roca i Junyent

Non-Member Deputy Secretary

Nuria Lázaro Rubio

Appointments Committee

 

Chairman

José Manuel Martínez Martínez

Members

Anthony Frank Elliott Ball Aurora Catá Sala

Non-Member Secretary

Miquel Roca i Junyent

Remuneration Committee

 

Chairman

Aurora Catá Sala

Members

Anthony Frank Elliott Ball George Donald Johnston José Ramón Martínez Sufrategui

Non-Member Secretary

María José García Beato


Risk Committee

 

Chairman

George Donald Johnston

Members

Aurora Catá Sala Manuel Valls Morató

Non-Member Secretary

María José García Beato

 

 

Management team

Management Committee

CHAIRMAN


Chief Executive Officer

Jaime Guardiola Romojaro
 

MEMBERS


Secretary-General

María José García Beato
 

Risks and Regulation

David Vegara Figueras
 

Financial

Tomás Varela Muiña
 
 

Operations and People

Miguel Montes Güell

Sabadell Spain

Carlos Ventura Santamans

Corporate & Investment Banking

José Nieto de la Cierva
 

Risk Management

Enric Rovira Masachs

 

International Banks

TSB

Debbie Crosbie

 


Sabadell Mexico

Francisco Noguera Gili

 

Internal Audit

Internal Audit

Nuria Lázaro Rubio