|born on||1 October 1934 at 00:35 (= 12:35 AM )|
|Place||Santander, Spain, 43n28, 3w48|
|Timezone||GMT h0e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||07°09' 12°40 Asc. 01°42'|
Spanish banker. He was the executive chairman of Spain's Grupo Santander. In 1993 his bank absorbed Banco Español de Crédito (Banesto), and in 1999 it merged with Banco Central Hispano creating Banco Santander Central Hispano (BSCH), which became Spain's largest bank, of which he was co-president with Central Hispano's José María Amusategui, until Amusategui retired in 2002. In 2004, BSCH acquired the British bank Abbey National, making BSCH the second largest bank in Europe by market capitalisation.
He was known for his obsession with growth and performance as well as regularly visiting branches.
He died 10 September 2014 of a heart attack in Madrid.
Estadella quotes B.C. in hand: "nació a las treinta y cinco minutos" 0.35 in the night.
- Vocation : Business : Banker/ Financier