Mr. José María Roldán Alegre, Chairman and CEO of the Spanish Banking Association AEB, has been appointed as Vice President of the European Banking Federation. His appointment was agreed in Riga, Latvia, at the 120th Board meeting of the EBF.
Mr. Roldán has led the AEB since April 2014. He was Director General of Banking Regulation of the Bank of Spain and member of its Executive Board between 2000 and 2013. During his tenure as DG he was member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. Mr. Roldán was also the first Chairman and founder of the Committee of European Banking Supervisors, the forerunner of the European Banking Authority.