He concluded by drawing attention to the priorities in BBVA's business model, which is based on "diversification, a customer-centric focus and leveraging of technology with a management approach that is prudent and anticipatory while seeking principle-adjusted returns."
BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a solid position in Spain, is the largest financial institution in Mexico, and has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt region of the United States. Its diversified business is geared toward high-growth markets and relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. BBVA ranks among the leading eurozone banks in terms of return on equity and efficiency. Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. BBVA fosters financial education and inclusion, and supports scientific research and culture. It operates with the highest integrity, a long-term vision and applies best practices. More information about the BBVA Group can be found at www.bbva.com.For more financial information about BBVA visit: http://shareholdersandinvestors.bbva.com SOURCE BBVA