Santander Consumer Bank GmbH
- Headquarter: Vienna
- Federal states: Vienna, Lower Austria, Upper Austria, Salzburg, Tyrol, Vorarlberg, Burgenland, Styria, Carinthia
- Industry sectors: Financial Service
Santander Consumer Bank Austria is a leading provider of financial services for consumers and it has been active in the market since 2009. The financial institution is a leader in durables financing as well as the largest brand-independent provider of car and motorcycle financing in Austria with more than 520,000 customer contracts and around 2,500 partners from the durables and automotive business. The company employs more than 400 employees and operates 29 branches throughout Austria (as of 31.12.2018). With its customer service centre in Eisenstadt, the financial institution is a major regional employer. The bank has an Austrian banking license and is subject to the statutory deposit protection scheme in Austria.
Santander was honoured as a “Top Employer 2019” in Austria and bears the “Top Service 2018” seal of approval for outstanding service quality and customer focus. It received the “Best Specialist Bank 2018” award from specialist journal “Börsianer”.
As part of the Spanish Banco Santander, the Santander Consumer Bank Austria is a member of the largest banking group in the euro zone measured in terms of stock market value. Its local business strategy is therefore aligned to the overall strategy of the Santander Group. The focus is on private and corporate business in the ten core markets in Europe and America. With more than 200,000 employees and 144 million customers, the Santander Group is among the leading global financial institutions (as of 31.12.2018). Banco Santander, S.A was founded in Spain in 1857.
Products and services
The bank’s product portfolio includes cash loans and card products, instalments for online shops and at the point of sale, car loans and leasing, and insurance policies. Furthermore, Santander is also engaged in deposit banking and offers online sight-term and fixed-term deposit savings accounts.