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Katherine Klingler

2014 Speaker

Katherine Klingler is responsible for building and managing the global brand of Santander in the United States and aligning marketing and communications initiatives to the bank’s business objectives. Klingler joined the bank in May 2011 and has recently managed its rebrand to Santander, a bank-wide initiative including the development of the overall brand positioning and execution strategy across the nine states, covering over 700 branches, more than 9,000 employees and over 1.7 million customers. Prior to joining Santander, Klingler was senior vice president of business strategy, brand management and communications for John Hancock Financial Network, senior vice president for Fidelity Capital and senior manager in KPMG’s financial consulting practice in both the U.S. and United Kingdom. Klingler is on the boards of Horizons for Homeless Children and WGBH. She is a certified public accountant and earned her B.A. from Widener University. @santanderbankus