P27 Nordic Payments Platform appoints Martin Andersson as Chairperson and Silvija Seres as Board Member

P27 Nordic Payments Platform AB today announced that Martin Andersson has been appointed independent Chairperson of the Board and that Silvija Seres has been appointed independent Board Member as of 1 January 2021.

Martin Andersson has more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector. He is currently Partner at the management consulting firm Oliver Wyman and was previously Director General of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority between 2009 and 2015.

Silvija Seres has extensive experience in the tech sector and is currently Managing Partner at the Norwegian technology investment company Technorocks. She has experience from serving as board member in several public and private companies, for example Nordea, Statkraft, Academedia, NRK and Oslo Børs.

Paula da Silva, former interim Chairperson of the Board of P27 and Chairperson of the nomination committee, comments:“P27 was established in 2017 with the mission to build the world’s first integrated cross-border and multicurrency payments region, connecting the 27 million people living in the Nordics and beyond. After three years of fast progress, we are now preparing to become fully operational.The appointment of Martin Andersson as independent Chairperson and Silvija Seres as independent Board Member is in accordance with what was established in the shareholder’s agreement and marks an important step in our continued journey. As independent board members Martin and Silvija will, with their competence and experience, add valuable expertise to the board.”

Martin Andersson, new Chairperson of the Board of P27 Nordic Payments Platform comments:

“P27 is the largest payments infrastructure project in Europe, building a common state-of-the-art payment platform in the Nordics. I look forward to being part of P27 as Chairperson and to contribute to realising its exciting vision”.

 

For further information contact:

Martin Georgzén, P27 Nordic Payments Platform

martin.georgzen@nordicpayments.eu | +46 730 233607

 

Ulrika Borghov, P27 Nordic Payments Platform

ulrika.borghov@nordicpayments.eu | +46 70 001 90 90

 

About P27

P27 Nordic Payments Platform AB, www.nordicpayments.eu, is an initiative by six of the largest banks in the Nordics, Danske Bank, Handelsbanken, Nordea, OP Financial Group, SEB and Swedbank. The aim for this initiative is to create one common state of the art payment platform in the Nordic countries. The migration is subject to a merger filing and clearing licence approval. The name P27 derives from the number of citizens in the Nordic countries, 27 million individuals.

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