Santander Names Head of Auto Finance

By Staff Writer February 18, 2021

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. has named Bruce Jackson as head of Santander Auto Finance, effective April 28, 2021. Jackson will join the SC leadership team and report directly to Mahesh Aditya, president and CEO of SC.

Jackson will lead SC's core auto originations channel, serving alongside Shawn Allgood, who remains head of Chrysler Capital and Auto Relationships. In order to provide exceptional service to our dealer network, Mr. Jackson and Mr. Allgood will manage sales, originations and funding operations for their respective lines of business.

"I am pleased to welcome Bruce to the SC management team," said Mahesh Aditya. "Bruce brings significant industry experience in auto lending, and has a track record of delivering results while managing very diverse and broad areas of responsibilities. We believe there is tremendous potential to optimize and grow our auto originations, and I'm confident Bruce will make a strong impact on our business on day one. Having another seasoned executive on our team will ensure that SC is able to accelerate its ambitious agenda of growth, deepening dealer relationships and digital advancement in the coming years."

Jackson joins SC after having served as managing director and head of dealer services for JPMorgan Chase since 2013. Prior to joining Chase, Jackson held senior auto finance leadership roles at Ally Financial, Bank of America, WFS Financial and Toyota Motor Credit. He earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from Sam Houston State University.

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