Santander Corporate & Commercial has appointed Darren Oddy as Area Director for West Yorkshire.
Darren will lead a team that specialises in working with local businesses with an annual turnover of up to £50m and will be responsible for leading the bank’s expansion in the region. He joins a 16-strong team including sector and product specialists in Real Estate, Healthcare, Education, Asset, Invoice and Trade Finance.
Darren brings a wealth of banking experience across multiple disciplines including corporate and commercial credit. He has also worked in the region for over 25 years.
Neil Williams, regional director for Santander Corporate & Commercial, said: “I am delighted to welcome Darren to our team. Santander Corporate & Commercial has established itself as a major supporter of UK businesses and is committed to building long-lasting relationships with our customers so that we are able to provide tailored support at every stage of their business.
“We are committed to growing our relationship teams to provide this dedicated support for more local businesses, as our own business continues to expand. Darren is an experienced local banker committed to supporting businesses in the region, and I wish him every success in his new role.”