Deanna Oppenheimer, Chief Executive, UK Retail Banking and Vice-Chair, Global Retail Banking, has been named as one of the most powerful women in banking by US Banker magazine.
This year's ranking sees Deanna move up five places from 2009 to become the second most influential female executive in the financial services industry.
According to the magazine, the ranking highlights women at the top of the banking industry who are "producing enviable results in their positions running institutions or large divisions at leading banks".
It also honours "the professional achievements, personal tenacity and influence of top-performing female financial executives".
Deanna is named in the 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking list alongside such other female executives as Carrie Tolstedt, Senior Executive Vice President, Community Banking at US banking group Wells Fargo; Sallie Krawcheck, President, Global Wealth and Investment Management at Bank of America; and Mary Callahan Erdoes, CEO of JP Morgan Asset Management.