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VICENTE D.

PRATS REYES
Av. Isidoro Macabich 45 • 07800 Ibiza, Spain
(+1) 786-838-7648 / (+34) 680-849-849 • vicentedaniel.prats@gmail.com

EXPERIENCE
2007-2009 BANCO SANTANDER, Madrid, Spain
Ranked#1 Bank in Euro-zone and top 5 in the world.
Head of Transaction Products Europe, Global Banking & Markets – Cash Management
• Promoted from Product Manager just over a year of joining; led team of 5.
• Managed $85M product portfolio, representing over a 40% of the total Cash Management budget.
• Achieved tremendous growth of 12% vs. industry -56% in card acquiring business.
• Designed Portfolio Plans that resulted in a 14% profitability increase and were adopted as the
standard worldwide.
• Identified by top 200 executive (130K+ employees) to lead development of strategic project.
• Chosen by CEO’s direct report to create and lead high-growth potential Acquiring Business Division
in the UK (largest market potential in Europe).
Summer 2006 BANCO SANTANDER, Madrid, Spain
Summer Associate, Global Banking & Markets – Supply Chain Finance
• Led research on International Commerce and Supply Chain Finance practices in the banking
industry.
• Identified opportunities for the bank by conducting a technical and strategic analysis of SCF
products worldwide. Findings from research were used to define new SCF strategy.
2000-2005 GARRIGUES ABOGADOS Y ASESORES TRIBUTARIOS, Barcelona, Spain
Ranked#1 Law Firm in Euro-zone and top 20 in the world
Senior Tax Consultant
• Achieved a 35% surplus over productivity objectives, contributing $650K+ of the firm’s annual fees.
• Received Grade “A” in half-yearly ratings (top 10%). Appointed candidate for Manager in 2006.
• Forged alliance with GD&A Business Brokers (intermediary–midcap M&A) increasing the firm's
client portfolio and contributing $300K of the annual fees.
• Communicated directly with top-tier executives on key findings, resulting in tax savings over $10M.
• Coached financial professionals at country level at the 2 largest Spanish savings banks.
• Undertook major educational projects: lectured on key accounting and tax issues; designed course
materials for the Master of Tax Management at ESADE Business School (Barcelona).

EDUCATION
IESE BUSINESS SCHOOL, Barcelona, Spain
Master of Business Administration, April 2007.
DUKE UNIVERSITY, The Fuqua School of Business, Durham, NC, U.S.A.
International Exchange Program (MBA), Fall-semester 2006.
UNIVERSITAT DE BARCELONA, Barcelona, Spain
Bachelor of Business Administration, June 2000. Awarded 4 Merit Scholarships for academic excellence. Elected
class representative (1995-98).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
• Languages: Fluent in Spanish, English, French and Catalan; basic Portuguese and Italian.
• Interests include: sports (marathon runner; president of IESE’s running club), nutrition, NLP, Ayurveda.
• Co-author of "Nueva Ley IRPF 2003" (Personal Income Tax handbook) and author of several articles in
specialized tax magazines.
• Self-financed college education through 5 consecutive Summer Internships.