Written by Anthony Strzalek

Banco Santander has announced the appointment of Lindsey Argalas as its chief digital and innovation officer. Argalas joins the bank from Silicon Valley-based software firm Intuit, where she held a number of senior positions over the last nine years, including senior vice president and chief of staff. Prior to that, Argalas worked as a principal at the Boston Consulting group for 10 years in Europe, Australia and the US.

Ana Botin, executive chairman of the Santander Group, commented: “The investment and progress we are making in digital is a critically important part of our strategy, allowing us to reach more customers with better, faster and more efficient services. I am delighted to appoint someone of Lindsey’s calibre to this important role.”