Board of Directors

Marcus Wallenberg

Position: Chairman

Chairman since 2005
Director since 2002
Vice chairman of the Risk and Capital Committee, the Audit and Compliance Committee and the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee
Born 1956

Other assignments: Chairman: Saab AB and FAM AB.
Director: AstraZeneca PLC, Investor AB, Temasek Holdings Ltd and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.

Background:
Citibank in New York, Deutsche Bank in Germany, S G Warburg Co in London and Citicorp in Hongkong, SEB and Stora Feldmühle in Germany. Executive Vice President of Investor AB and President and Group Chief Executive of Investor AB.

Education:
B.Sc. Foreign Service

Independence: Independent in relation to the bank and the bank´s management, non-independent in relation to major shareholders (Director of Investor AB).

Own and closely related persons' shareholding in SEB:
753,584 class A-shares and 720 class C-shares.

Attendance at board/committee meetings 2016: 9 of 9 / 34 of 35

Sven Nyman

Position: Director

Director since 2013
Born 1959

Other assignments:
Chairman: RAM Rational Asset Management AB.

Director: Ferd AS, RAM ONE AB, the Nobel Foundation Investment Committee, the Stockholm School of Economics and the Stockholm School of Economics Association.

Background:
Broad experience from the financial business field. Managerial positions within Investor AB. CEO and Founder of Lancelot Asset Management AB and Arbitech LLC. Several directorships.

Education:
B. Sc. (Business and Econ).

Independence:
Independent in relation to the bank and the bank´s management, independent in relation to major shareholders.

Own and closely related persons’ shareholding in SEB:
10,440 class A-shares and 10,200 class C-shares.

Attendance at board/committee meetings 2016: 10 of 10/3 of 3

Jesper Ovesen

Position: Vice Chairman

Vice Chairman since 2014
Director since 2004
Chairman of the Risk and Capital Committee and the Audit and Compliance Committee
Born 1957

Other assignments:
Other assignments: Director of Sunrise Communication Group AG (Switzerland) and Lundbeck A/S (Denmark).

Background:
Price Waterhouse. Vice President and later on Group Chief Executive of Baltica Bank A/S. Vice President and Head of Finance of Novo Nordisk A/S. CEO of Kirkbi Group. CFO of Danske Bank A/S, LEGO Holding A/S and TDC A/S. Several directorships.

Education:
B. Sc. (Econ) and MBA.

Independence:
Independent in relation to the bank and the bank´s management, independent in relation to major shareholders.

Own and closely related persons' shareholding in SEB:
25,000 class A-shares.

Attendance at board/committee meetings 2016: 9 of 10/21 of 21

Johan H Andresen

Position: Director

Director since 2011
Born 1961

Other assignments:
Owner and Chairman: Ferd AS.
Chairman: Council on Ethics, Norwegian Pension Fund Global.
Director: SWIX Sport AS, Junior Achievement Europe and NMI–Norwegian Microfinance Initiative.

Background:
International Paper Co. Partner of Ferd AS. CEO of Ferd AS. 

Education:
B.A. (Government and Policy Studies) and MBA.

Independence:
Independent in relation to the bank and the bank´s management, independent in relation to major shareholders.

Own and closely related persons' shareholding in SEB:
100,000 class A-shares

Attendance at board/committee meetings 2016: 10 of 10/–

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Signhild Arnegård Hansen

Position: Director

Director since 2010
Chairman of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee
Born 1960

Other assignments:
Chairman: SnackCo of America Corp.
Vice Chairman: Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, USA.
Director: Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, New York, Business Sweden, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute (ESBRI), King Carl XVI Gustaf's Fondation for Young Leadership and Magnora AB.

Background:
President of the family-owned company Svenska LantChips AB. Chairman of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. Vice Chairman of Business Europe. Director of Innventia AB, IFL at Stockholm School of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Loomis Sverige AB and University of Lund.

Education:
B. Sc. (Human resources) and journalism studies.

Independence:
Independent in relation to the bank and the bank´s management, independent in relation to major shareholders.

Own and closely related persons' shareholding in SEB:
5,387 class A-shares

Attendance at board/committee meetings 2016: 10 of 10/8 of 8

Samir Brikho

Position: Director

Member of the Risk and Capital Committee
Director since 2013
Born 1958

Other assignments:
Chairman: Step Change Charity and World Economic Forum Disaster Resource partnership.
Co-Chairman: the UK-UAE Business Council and of the UK-ROK CEO Forum.
Director: the UK-Japan 21st Century Group.
Member of the Advisory Boards: Stena AB, LIFE Lebanon and School of Oriental & African Studies
Founding member: Palestine International Business Forum.
UK Business Ambassador since 2010.

Background:
Broad international experience from management and leadership, especially within the industrial sector, latest as CEO of the global consultancy group AMEC plc (UK). Leading positions within the international business of ABB, among others as CEO and Division Head of significant subsidiaries. Member of the GEC of ABB Ltd., Switzerland.

Education:
M.Sc. (Engineering, Thermal Technology)

Independence:
Independent in relation to the bank and the bank´s management, independent in relation to major shareholders.

Own and closely related persons' shareholding in SEB: 0

Attendance at board/committee meetings 2016: 9 of 10/–

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Winnie Fok

Position: Director

Director since 2013
Member of the Audit and Compliance Committee
Born 1956

Other assignments:
Director: Volvo Car Corporation, G4S plc and Kemira Oyj.
Member: Investment Committee for Hopu Investments Co, Ltd.
Senior Advisor: FAM AB.

Background:
Broad experience from the financial business field. Certified Public Accountant in Australia and in Hong Kong. Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Industrial advisor and Senior Advisor to Investor AB and Husqvarna AB. CEO and Senior Partner of EQT Partners Asia Ltd and CEO of New Asia Partners Ltd.

Education:
Bachelor of Commerce.

Independence:
Independent in relation to the bank and the bank´s management, independent in relation to major shareholders.

Own and closely related persons' shareholding in SEB:
3,000 class A-shares

Attendance at board/committee meetings 2016: 8 of 9 / 7 of 7

Tomas Nicolin

Position: Director

Director since 2009
Member of the Risk and Capital Committee
Born 1954

Other assignments:
Director: Nordstjernan AB, Nobel Foundation, Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnsons Foundation, Centre for Justice, Research Institute of Industrial Economics, the Swedish Free Enterprise Foundation (Timbro) and Sällskapet Vänner till Pauvres Honteux.
Member: the Investment Committee of NIAM Property Fund.

Background:
Broad experience in the financial sector, i.a. as CEO of Alecta AB, the Third National Swedish Pension Fund and E. Öhman J:or Fondkommission, as well as a leading position in Handelsbanken. Several directorships.

Education:
B. Sc. (Econ) and M. Sc. (Management).

Independence:
Independent in relation to the bank and the bank´s management, independent in relation to major shareholders.

Own and closely related persons' shareholding in SEB:
66,000 class A-shares

Attendance at board/committee meetings 2016: 10 of 10/21 of 21

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Helena Saxon

Position: Director

Director since 2016
Member of the Audit and Compliance Committee
Born 1970

Other assignments:
CFO Investor AB
Director: Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB

Background:
Financial analyst Goldman Sachs and Investor AB. CFO Syncron International och Hallvarsson & Halvarson. Investment Manager Investor AB.

Education:
B.Sc. (Business and Econ)

Independence:
Independent in relation to the bank and the bank’s management, non-independent in relation to major shareholders (CFO Investor AB)

Own and closely related persons’ shareholding in SEB:
5000 class A-shares

Attendance at board/committee meetings 2016: 7 of 7/5 of 6

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Sara Öhrvall

 

Position: Director
Director since 2016
Born 1971

Other assignments:
Director: Investor AB, Bonnier News and Bonnier Books, Bisnode, NetOnNet Group (until and including the AGM in April 2016)

Background:
Product development manager at Volvo Cars with responsibility for niche cars. Head of Bonnier AB research and development unit. Founder of the consultancy network MindMill Network.

Education:
MSc. (International Econ)

Independence:
Non-independent in relation to the bank and the bank’s management, non-independent in relation to major shareholders (Director of Investor AB)

Own and closely related persons’ shareholding in SEB:
1,150 class A shares

Attendance at board/committee meetings 2016: 7 of 7/5 of 5

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Anna-Karin Glimström

Director appointed by the employees (appointed by Financial Sector Union of Sweden SEB Group)

Director appointed by the employees since 2016
Born 1962

Other assignments:

Chairman Financial Sector Union of Sweden SEB Group, Chairman Financial Sector Union Western section in SEB, Director EB-SB Fastigheter AB, Director EB-SB Holding AB.

Background:
SEB Retail  and Telephone bank in various positions including Office Manager, Manager Customer Services and Private Customer Advisor. Various specialist and leader roles within Trygg-Hansa. Director SEB:s Profit Sharing Foundation. Union representative since 2015.

Education: University studies in mathematics, statistics and law. Holding an IFU diploma. 

Own and closely related persons’ shareholding in SEB: 0

Attendance at board/committee meetings 2016: 8 of 8 / –

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Johan Torgeby

Position: Director

Director since 2017
President and CEO since 2017
Employed in 2009
Born 1974

Background
Portfolio Manager & Macro Economist, Robur Asset Management (Swedbank), Head of Nordic & Dutch Corporate Debt Capital Markets & Risk Management and Executive Director, Financial Sponsors Group Private Equity at Morgan Stanley in London and Stockholm, Head of Client Coverage, Merchant Banking. Co-head of division Large Corporates & Financial Institutions.

Education
B.Sc. (Econ).

Independence
Johan Torgeby is independent in relation to the Bank’s major shareholders and non-independent in relation to the bank and the bank’s management.

Own and closely related persons’ shareholding
5,390 class A-shares and 18,275 deferral rights.

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Håkan Westerberg

Position: Director appointed by the employees (appointed by Association of University Graduates at SEB)

Director appointed by the employees since 2015
Deputy director appointed by the employees 2011-2015
Born 1968

Other assignments:
Chairman: Association of University Graduates at SEB.

Background:
Sales Manager at Trygg-Hansa in the property insurance business. SEB in various positions in systems management and IT development, currently Systems Management Advisor. Union representative since 2001.

Education:
Engineering logistics

Own and closely related persons’ shareholding in SEB:
3,224 class A-shares.

Attendance at board/committee meetings 2016: 10 of 10/–

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Charlotta Lindholm

Position: Director appointed by the employees - deputy (appointed by Association of University Graduates at SEB)

Deputy director appointed by the employees since 2015
Born 1959

Other assignments:
Vice Chairman: Association of University Graduates at SEB.
Director: The foundation of Alma Detthows.

Background:
SEB in various positions i.e. mortgage advisor and account manager at SEB Bolån. Presently, client executive at Wealth Management, Private Banking, Foundations. Union representative since 1999.

Education:
LLM

Own and closely related persons’ shareholding in SEB:
5001 class A-shares.

Attendance at board/committee meetings 2016: 10 of 10/–

Annika Isenborg

Director appointed by the employees – deputy (appointed by Financial Sector Union of Sweden SEB Group)

Deputy director appointed by the employees since 2016
Born 1967

Other assignments:
Second vice Chairman: Financial Sector Union of Sweden SEB Group and Financial Sector Union of Sweden Regional Club Group Operations of SEB.

Background:
Employed at Fixed Income, Group Operations at SEB. Director at SEB:s Profit Sharing Foundation and Result Premium Foundation.

Education:
University studies in Working Environment.

Own and closely related persons’ shareholding in SEB: 0

Attendance at board/committee meetings 2016: 7 of 8 / –