CaixaBank, Spain’s leading retail bank, has appointed Gabriela Martínez de Aragón as UK Country Manager. A seasoned finance professional, she brings with her extensive international banking experience as well as solid expertise in project and structured finance.
Martínez de Aragón holds a Master’s degree in engineering by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and a degree in international business management. Her career includes experience in financial consulting, infrastructure development and corporate and investment banking. Prior to joining CaixaBank, she spent 13 years at BBVA in Singapore, where she was head of the bank’s operations in the Asian financial hub.
CaixaBank UK is headquartered at St. Mary Axe, in the City of London, and comprises a team of 16 professionals, providing banking services to large local corporates and multinational companies (from Spain and elsewhere) active in the British market.
CaixaBank has had a presence in the United Kingdom since 2003 when it first opened a representative office. In 2016, the entity was granted a banking licence and has since acted as a branch, providing a wide range of wholesale financial products including short- and long- term corporate financing, deposit taking, and trade finance, among others.