Santander has hired Erik Brommer as global head of metals and mining, reflecting the bank’s efforts to build up its capabilities in this market.

Brommer joins Santander from RBS (previously at ABN Amro), where he held various positions over last four years within the metals and mining team.

Rogier Schulpen, global head of commodity finance at Santander, comments on Brommer’s hire: “His extensive knowledge of the metals & mining sector and commodity structures will help us increase our product offering and expand our client relationships in the different regions.”