Chief Financial Officer Per-Arne Blomquist will leave SEB to take up the position as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President at TeliaSonera.
Annika Falkengren, CEO and President of SEB:
- Even though this takes place a few months from now - after the next interim report - I would already now like to thank Per-Arne for his great contributions over the years at SEB and wish him luck in his new challenge. Efforts to recruit his successor are already well under way.
SEB is a North European financial group serving some 400,000 corporate customers and institutions and five million private individuals. SEB offers universal banking services in Sweden, Germany and the Baltic countries - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. It also has local presence in the other Nordic countries, Poland, Ukraine and Russia and a global presence through its international network in another ten countries. On 31 March 2008, the Group's total assets amounted to SEK 2,399bn while its assets under management totalled SEK 1,331bn. The Group has about 20,000 employees. Read more about SEB at www.sebgroup.com
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Katja Margell, Head of External Communications, +46 70 745 91 38