SEB has appointed Jeanette Almberg, currently Head of Group Human Resources and a member of the bank’s Group Executive Committee (GEC), as new Head of Business Support & Operations and a member of GEC. Robert Celsing, currently Head of FICC Markets, has been appointed new Head of Group Human Resources and a member of GEC. Nina Korfu-Pedersen, currently Head of Business Support & Operations, has been appointed Chief Transformation Officer for Control & Staff Functions. The changes are effective as of 1 February 2022.
“Jeanette has extensive experience of successfully driving global operations and business support, both at SEB and in the telecom industry. This, in combination with her earlier positions, including CEO of SEB’s card operations SEB Kort, makes her an ideal candidate for the role as Head of Business Support & Operations,” says Johan Torgeby, SEB’s President and CEO. “I would also like to thank Jeanette for her leadership and strong contributions in developing SEB’s HR strategy during the past five years.”
Jeanette Almberg started at SEB in 2008 and has been Head of Group Human Resources and a member of GEC since 2016. Prior to that, she was Head of Operations and CEO of SEB Kort. Before joining SEB, Jeanette Almberg was Director of Customer Operations at Tele2.
Robert Celsing has been appointed new Head of Group Human Resources and a member of GEC. He started at SEB in 2007 and is currently Head of FICC (Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities) Markets at SEB. He has previously worked as Global Head of FX and Global Head of FX Trading at SEB, with prior roles also at Citibank and Scania. The process to appoint a new Head of FICC Markets has been initiated.
“Through his long career at SEB, Robert is well-rooted in SEB’s business and has broad experience of leadership and transformation,” says Johan Torgeby. “People are the core of SEB’s strategy going forward, and I’m looking forward to working closely with Robert as we now start executing on our 2030 Strategy and Business Plan for 2022-2024.”
Nina Korfu-Pedersen, currently Head of Business Support & Operations, has been appointed Chief Transformation Officer for Control & Staff Functions. Nina Korfu-Pedersen joined SEB in 2010 as Head of Financial Services in Group Finance. She was Head of Group Finance between 2016 and 2020 as well as Finance Director 2018-2020. Nina Korfu-Pedersen has been Head of Business Support & Operations since January 2020.
“I am very pleased that Nina has accepted to take on this new role,” says Johan Torgeby. “Nina has a solid track record in driving change, and in her new role she will be key in implementing new technology and processes that enable us to continuously adapt to the ever-changing regulatory landscape.”