MEXICO CITY, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Financiero Santander México, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: SANMEX;NYSE: BSMX) ("Santander México"), one of the leading financial groups in Mexico, announced that Didier Mena has been hired as Chief Financial Officer, reporting to Pedro Moreno, Vice President of Administration and Finance.
Executive President and CEO of Santander México, Héctor Grisi, said "Santander México has an enviable team of senior talent and Didier brings more than 20 years senior management experience from across corporates and the financial sector in Mexico. We are committed to executing strategies that will see us become Mexico's market leader in profitability and sustainable growth, and reach our long-term return targets."
Mr. Mena brings broad corporate and financial sector experience, most recently as Managing Director at investment bank ExeFin. Before, he worked at Credit Suisse where he was Head of the Financial Institutions Group for Latin America. He was also Chief Financial Officer at Financiera Independencia, and has held several positions at BBVA Bancomer.
ABOUT GRUPO FINANCIERO SANTANDER MÉXICO, S.A.B. DE C.V. (NYSE: BSMX; BMV: SANMEX)
Grupo Financiero Santander México, S.A.B. de C.V. (Santander México), one of Mexico's leading financial services holding companies, provides a wide range of financial and related services, including retail and commercial banking, securities brokerage, financial advisory and other related investment activities. Santander México offers a multichannel financial services platform focused on mid- to high-income individuals and small- to medium-sized enterprises, while also providing integrated financial services to larger multinational companies in Mexico. As of March 31, 2016, Santander México had total assets of Ps.1,233 billion under Mexican Banking GAAP and more than 12 million customers. Headquartered in Mexico City, the Company operates 1,079 branches and 307 offices nationwide and has a total of 17,203 employees.
SOURCE Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V.