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Homaira Akbari joins the board of Banco Santander

Staff Writer | Madrid, Spain | September 30, 2016
Homaira AkbariSeptember 30, 2016, Madrid, Spain - Banco Santander has agreed to name Homaira Akbari as an independent member of the board.
Ms. Akbari has had an extensive corporate career in France and the United States.

Ms. Akbari is CEO of global advisory firm AKnowledge Partners, which specializes in The Internet of Things, Security, Big Data and Analytics.

She is a board member at several technology companies as well as the French service and utility company Veolia Environnment.

Ms. Akbari earned a Ph.D. in particle physics from Tufts University and holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.

Ms. Akbari was nominated by the Bank’s Appointments’ Committee, filling the vacancy left by Angel Jado who has resigned from his position.