Lidio V. Soriano , Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer-Corporate Risk Management Group

Mr. Lidio V. Soriano is the Executive Vice President of the Risk Management Group of Popular, Inc. since August 2011. Soriano served as the Chief Financial Officer of Westernbank Puerto Rico from October 2008 to April 2010. He also served as an Executive Vice President and Head of Retail Banking & Mortgage Divisions of Oriental Financial Group Inc., from October 2007 to October 2008.

Soriano held various senior positions at Doral Financial, Inc, from January 2005 to March 2006, including Chief Financial Officer and Risk Management Director. Previously, he served as the President of Doral Money, a New York based subsidiary of Doral Bank. Before joining Doral Financial, he served as Vice President in charge of the Mortgage Division of Citibank Puerto Rico.

He holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Cornell University and an MBA from Tulane University.