Johan Roos has been appointed new Head of Group Finance effective May 1, succeeding Per-Arne Blomquist who was named Chief Financial Officer of SEB Group in October last year.
Roos is currently Finance Director for Hewlett-Packard in Sweden and has previously worked as Audit Director and Authorised Public Accountant at Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers.
The SEB Group is a North European financial group for 400,000 corporate customers and institutions,
and 5 million private customers. SEB has local presence in the Nordic and Baltic countries, Germany, Poland, the Ukraine and Russia and has a global presence through its international network in another 10 countries.
On 31 December 2006, the Group's total assets amounted to SEK 1,934bn while its assets under management totalled SEK 1,262bn. The Group has about 20,000 employees. Read more about SEB at www.sebgroup.com
For further information, please contact:
Johan Roos, tel: +46 8 524 94 787
Per-Arne Blomquist, Chief Financial Officer, tel: +46 8 763 75 93
Elisabet Linge Bergman, acting Press Officer, tel: +46 8 763 88 04