Management changes in Swedbank Markets

Management changes in FöreningsSparbanken and Swedbank Markets Robert Charpentier has been appointed Executive Vice President in FöreningsSparbanken and deputy head of Swedbank Markets. The appointment is effective as of today. Robert Charpentier joined FöreningsSparbanken in 1997, starting as head of the Financing department. Since 1999 Robert Charpentier he has been head of the corporate banking division within Swedbank Markets. Robert Charpentier has previously held a numerous of different positions on the capital markets including serving as Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, London. "I am very pleased with the appointment of Robert Charpentier as deputy head of Swedbank Markets", says FöreningsSparbanken's President and CEO Birgitta Johansson-Hedberg. "Robert Charpentier has extensive experience from and very good knowledge about the capital markets and will be a good reinforcement in the management of both the bank and Swedbank Markets." For further information: Birgitta Johansson-Hedberg, President and CEO, phone: +46 8 5859 1088 birgittajh@foreningssparbanken.se Jan Lidén, EVP and head of Swedbank Markets, phone: +46 8 5859 2227 jan.liden@foreningssparbanken.se Robert Charpentier, EVP and deputy head of Swedbank Markets, phone: +46 8 5859 2934 robert.charpentier@foreningssparbanken.se ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/06/22/20000622BIT00950/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/06/22/20000622BIT00950/bit0002.pdf