Ex-Santander CEO Jose Antonio Alvarez Joins Aon Board
Jose Antonio Alvarez, former CEO of Banco Santander, has become a board member at Aon, a major brokerage firm. As a new addition to Aon's board, Alvarez, who served as CEO of Santander from 2015 to 2022, is expected to contribute valuable expertise to the brokerage. Lester B. Knight, the chair of Aon, expressed satisfaction in welcoming Jose Antonio to the board, citing his extensive experience as Santander's CEO and his global financial and management background as valuable assets for the company".
“We’re looking forward to gaining new insights from the experience he brings to the board, which will support Aon in the firm’s work in helping clients make better business. We eagerly anticipate gaining fresh perspectives from his wealth of experience on the board, bolstering Aon's efforts to assist clients in making informed business decisions", commented Alvarez. Currently serving as the vice chair of Santander's board, he officially assumed his position at Aon on January 24.
Expressing his outlook, alvarez stated, "I am excited about contributing new insights and expertise to support Aon in assisting clients amidst increased volatility. I look forward to building relationships and collaborating closely with fellow board members as Aon endeavors to foster innovation and growth, ensuring clients are well-informed, well-advised, and capable of making sound decisions on both a global and local scale".