As reported to Funds Society by sources close to the financial institution, Manuel Sanchez Castillo has been appointed Head of International Wealth Management for the Miami office of BBVA Compass as well as head of the Latin American Offshore Private Banking project of the firm, while continuing with his duties as director of UHNW for the entire international segment.
Sanchez Castillo is replacing José Ramón Rodriguez, who has been promoted to Director of International Wealth Management, based in Houston, a position which until recently was held by Hector Chacon.
The executive joined BBVA Compass in 2013 to head a new department targeted at UHNW clients in Latin America. With over 20 years experience in the industry, Sanchez Castillo, has worked at Banco Santander for most of his professional career, first from Spain, and for the past 12 years in Miami, first as head of Investment Management, and later as head of Investment Advisory. During his time in Madrid he worked at Santander Asset Management, and Banesto Fondos as head of International Equities.
In 2009, Sanchez Castillo was appointed Head of Santander’s Private Wealth division. In 2011 he moved to BNP Paribas Wealth Management in Miami as director of Key Clients Latam, until joining BBVA Compass in April of 2013. Sanchez Castillo has a degree in Economics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM).