Paula da Silva replaces Lars Sjögren as CEO of P27

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The Board of P27 has appointed Paula da Silva as new CEO of P27 replacing Lars Sjögren. Paula will start on January 17 2022, while Claus Richter, deputy CEO of P27, will take the interim CEO role as of today until Paula joins.

The recent EU Commission merger approval marked an important milestone for P27. With that, P27 is moving into a new phase with focus on executing on the plans to bring the Nordic payment infrastructure to market.

”We are very pleased that Paula has accepted the position as new CEO of P27. Paula is bringing a long track record of successful transformation journeys as well as deep knowledge and vast experience in the payments, cash management and transaction banking area which will serve the phase of transforming P27 into a solid company under supervisory scrutiny, with a respected place in the financial system of the Nordic countries.

At the same, we want to thank Lars for his effort in bringing P27 to where we are today. With the challenges ahead and move towards the next phase of P27 with focus on execution, we have mutually agreed with Lars that it is time to pass on the baton – and we are confident that Paula is the right candidate to lead P27 going forward”, says Martin Anderson, Chairman of the Board.

For further information contact:
Carlos Cancino, P27 Nordic Payments Platform | +46761636344

About P27

P27 Nordic Payments Platform AB,, 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.