Scardino’s role will be expanded as she also becomes deputy head of communications, corporate marketing and research division and head of global communications. She will report to executive chairman Ana Botin.
Also, Strachan will now take responsibility for all financial communications and media relations for the Group across all countries outside Spain, as well as the global businesses.
As director of media and financial communications, he will take reporting lines from Angela Roche, Benjamin Vélez and Maite Bermúdez and their teams. Strachan, himself, will report to Scardino.