Banco Santander is a leading retail and commercial bank, headquartered in Spain, with a meaningful market share in 10 core countries in Europe and the Americas. It is the largest bank in the Eurozone with a market capitalization of €65 billion. The bank’s purpose is to help people and businesses prosper, in a way that is simple, personal and fair. Founded in 1857, Santander has more than 200.000 employees, serving 144 million customers and more than 4,1 million shareholders.
Roberto di Bernardini is the Chief HR Officer at Banco Santander and the primary architect of the company’s human capital plan and related strategies that focus on making Banco Santander one of the most undisputed leaders in attracting, developing and engaging top talent. Roberto has been a leader in Human Resources for more than 30 years, and his expertise lies in the fields of cultural transformation, talent development, and focusing the organization on a socially responsible purpose.
Roberto’s role is to foster a Cultural transformation that puts People at the center and position Santander as a Company with a purpose that has a huge impact for the People, Customers, Shareholders and Communities. In his role he is helping translating the Company strategy into Global HR strategy aiming to make Banco Santander a Talent Magnet and a Company leader to attract, develop and engage talent.