Lars Friberg new Head of Financial Institutions

Lars Friberg, Head of Group HR, has been named Head of Financial Institutions at Swedbank

Lars has broad and in-depth knowledge and experiences from the institutional business, having previously been Head of Swedbank Private Banking, and prior to this he has held a range of key roles within Merchant Banking in SEB including Head of Trading Capital Markets. Most recent, Lars comes from the role as Head of Group HR.

- The financial institution business is central for Swedbank to continue to grow as a commercial bank and we need to continue strengthening our relations with institutions, organisations and banks. Few know the institutional market as Lars Friberg and with the competencies, experiences and network that he has – I am convinced that he is the right person to lead Financial Institutions, says Ola Laurin, Head of Large Corporates & Institutions.

The recruitment of a new Head of Group HR will start immediately and Elisabet Wretlinge Zorn is Acting Head of Group HR. The changes will be effective as of 1 September 2016.

Swedbank AB (publ) is required to disclose this information pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 on market abuse, the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act (1991:980) and/or the regulatory framework of Nasdaq Stockholm). This information was sent to be published on 22 August 2016 at 08.00 CET

For more information
Ola Laurin, Head of Large Corporates & Institutions, Swedbank, phone +46 8 5859 2917
Gabriel Francke Rodau, tf kommunikationchef, Swedbank, phone +46 8 5859 2107

Swedbank promotes a sound and sustainable financial situation for the many people, households and companies. Our vision is to contribute to development “Beyond Financial Growth”. As a leading bank in the home markets of Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Swedbank offers a wide range of financial services and products. Swedbank has over 7 million retail customers and around 640 000 corporate customers and organisations with 266 branches in Sweden and 143 branches in the Baltic countries. The group is also present in other Nordic countries, the US and China. As of 31 July 2016 the group had total assets of SEK 2 476 billion.
Read more at www.swedbank.com

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Swedbank promotes a sound and sustainable financial situation for the many people, households and companies. Our vision is to contribute to development “Beyond Financial Growth”. As a leading bank in the home markets of Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Swedbank offers a wide range of financial services and products. Swedbank has over 7 million retail customers and around 647 000 corporate customers and organisations with 220 branches in Sweden and 134 branches in the Baltic countries. The group is also present in other Nordic countries, the US and China. As of 24 October 2017 the group had total assets of SEK 2 460 billion. Read more at www.swedbank.com

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