Chris Bozek has joined Santander Bank North America as managing director, head of working capital solutions, based in Boston.

Bozek previously worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he had been since 2004, most recently as global head of trade product and North America trade head.

Earlier in his career he held positions within finance, global product and general management, sales and international business development with Fortune 100 companies and startup firms.

At Santander, Bozek leads a team that is focused on delivering globally integrated card, FX, trade and supply chain solutions that enable businesses of all sizes to streamline and digitise payment processing, manage currency and counterparty risk, and optimise working capital.

“Chris brings to Santander more than 25 years of invaluable experience in working capital solutions, global trade and supply chain finance, procure-to-pay, complex payments and card-based solutions,” says Ken Deveaux, Santander North America’s head of transaction banking. “He is a leader in our industry and we’re pleased to have him on board as we continue to expand our portfolio of core electronic banking capabilities.”