Company: Lloyds Banking Group
António Horta-Osório has been Group Chief Executive Officer at Lloyds Bank Plc, Lloyds Banking Group Plc, HBOS plc and Bank Of Scotland plc since March 1, 2011.
Horta-Osório served as the Chief Executive Officer of Alliance & Leicester plc from October 12, 2008 to December 1, 2010. Mr. Horta-Osório manages and leads the Group on a day-to-day basis and makes decisions on matters affecting the operation, performance and strategy of the Group’s business.He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Santander UK Plc at Banco Santander S.A and Banesto Banco Espanol de Credito SA from August 21, 2006 to December 1, 2010. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Banco Santander Totta. He served as an Executive Vice President at Banco Santander S.A. Mr. de Sousa Horta-Osorio joined Banco Santander S.A. in 1997 and served as its Executive Vice President of Portugal since June 2001. He served as the Chairman of Banco Santander Totta, S.A. until 2011 and its Chief Executive Officer from 2000 to 2006. He served as an Executive Vice President of Santander Totta at Banco Santander, S.A. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Banco Santander Brasil.
He started his career at Citibank Portugal, where he served as the Head of Capital Markets. He then worked for Goldman Sachs focusing on Corporate Finance Activities in Portugal and in 1993, he joined Grupo Santander as the Chief Executive Officer of Banco Santander de Negócios Portugal. António Horta-Osório serves as the Chairman at Banco Santander Portugal. He has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of Exor N.V. since May 29, 2015. He has been an Executive Director of HBOS Plc since March 1, 2011. He has been an Executive Director of Bank of Scotland Plc since January 17, 2011. He serves as a Non-Executive Director of Fundação Champalimaud in and a Governor of London Business School.
From June 2009 to February 2011, he served as a Non-Executive Director of Bank of England since June 1, 2009 to February 28, 2011. He served as an Executive Director of Alliance & Leicester Plc from October 12, 2008 to December 1, 2010. He served as a Non-Executive Director at Abbey National plc from December 1, 2004 to August 2006. He served as an Executive Director of Santander UK plc from December 1, 2004 to December 1, 2010. He served as a Director of Santander Totta.
In 2015, he was Chairman of the Wallace Collection by the Prime Minister. He serves as the Chairman of the Executive Committee of Banco Totta & Açores and Credito Predial Português. He was an Assistant Professor at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa.
In 2014, the Government of Portugal awarded António with the Order of Merit Grã-Cruz, which is the highest Order of Civil Merit. He was a Non-Executive Director of the Court of the Bank of England. He serves as Non-Executive Director of Sociedade Francisco Manuel dos Santos. He is a member of the Board of Stichting INPAR. In June 2011, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Edinburgh and in July 2012 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Bath.
António Horta-Osório holds Degree in Management and Business Administration from the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, MBA from INSEAD where he was awarded the Henry Ford II Prize. Mr. de Sousa Horta-Osorio holds Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School.
He is a founding-member of the Portuguese Diaspora Council.