CFO has decided to relocate to the UK and will leave Nordea in 2020

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Nordea Bank Abp – Changes board/management/auditors

Group CFO and Head of Group Finance and Treasury Christopher Rees has decided to relocate back to the UK with his family to pursue new opportunities and will leave Nordea in 2020. A search for a successor has been initiated. Christopher Rees will continue in his role and as a member of Group Executive Management until a successor has been appointed and responsibilities orderly transferred.

Christopher Rees joined Nordea in 2015 in Wholesale Banking where he held several roles including Chief Operating Officer, Head of Markets and Deputy Head of Wholesale Banking. Christopher was appointed as CFO and Head of Group Finance and Treasury in 2018 and has successfully led the Finance and Treasury operations of Nordea and is a valued member of Group Executive Management.

“It has been a pleasure to work with Christopher Rees in Group Executive Management and we will miss him dearly when he leaves in 2020”, says President and CEO Frank Vang-Jensen.    

“The entire Board of Nordea respects Christopher Rees’s decision and thanks him for his leadership, commitment and hard work for Nordea and look forward to working with him until his departure in 2020”, says Torbjörn Magnusson, Chair of the Board. 

For further information:

Sara Helweg-Larsen, Head of Group Communication and Branding
+45 22 14 00 00

The information provided in this stock exchange release was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 09.00 CET on 18 September 2019.

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