Santander UK appoints two senior technology executives
By Megha Bhattacharya
Santander UK today announced the appointment of Graham Calder as interim Chief Information Officer and Daryl Brookes as Director of IT Operations & Service Delivery. Graham will lead the delivery and development of Santander UK’s ambitious technology strategy and IT transformation plan. Daryl will report to Graham and focus on delivering industry-leading levels of IT service provision and performance across all areas of the bank.
Tony Prestedge, Deputy CEO, Santander UK commented, “I am very pleased to welcome Graham and Daryl to the team as we continue to execute our digital transformation. Both bring a wealth of expertise and experience in delivering major technology change programmes, which will be invaluable as we deliver on our ambitious plans over the coming years.”
Previously, Graham has held senior technology roles including Group CIO at Ladbrokes Coral Group and CTO for Pearson PLC. He is a non-executive director at NubeGo, a specialist UK cloud consultancy. Daryl joins from Metro Bank where is currently Interim Cloud CIO & Director of IT Operations & Service Delivery.
Daryl brings over three decades of experience in senior IT roles, including positions at Nationwide where he led technology operations and service management for over five years, and before that at Barclays, Lloyds Banking Group and Zurich.
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