Ana Patricia Botín
|Ana Patricia Botín-Sanz de Sautuola O'Shea|
Ana Patricia Botín during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2009 in Davos
|Born||Ana Patricia Botín O'Shea
4 October 1960
|Alma mater||Bryn Mawr College
Harvard Business School
|Occupation||Executive Chairman, Santander Group|
|Salary||€6,861,000 (total compensation, 2014)|
|Net worth||US$135 million (2015)|
|Spouse(s)||Guillermo Morenés Mariátegui|
|Children||Felipe Morenés Botín, Javier Morenés Botín, Pablo Morenés Botín|
Ana Patricia Botín-Sanz de Sautuola O'Shea, DBE (born 4 October 1960) is a Spanish banker. On 10 September 2014 she was appointed executive chairman of Santander Group, the fourth generation of the Botín family to hold this role. Prior to this she was CEO of Santander UK, a role she held from December 2010.
In 2005, Botín was ranked by Forbes magazine as the 99th most powerful woman in the world. In 2009, she was ranked 45th. In February 2013, she was ranked the third most powerful woman in the UK by Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4.
Botín is the daughter of Spanish banker Emilio Botín, who was the executive chairman of Spain's Grupo Santander, and Paloma O'Shea. She studied economics at Bryn Mawr College and attended Harvard Business School where she earned an MBA.
In 1983, she married fellow banker Guillermo Morenés Mariátegui, son of the Marquis of Borghetto, a wealthy landowner. They have three children: Felipe Morenés Botín, Javier Morenés Botín, and Pablo Morenés Botín.
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