Storebrand ASA: Jan Erik Saugestad new Executive Vice President Asset Management

Jan Erik Saugestad (50) is the new Executive Vice President for Asset Management in the Storebrand Group and CEO of the subsidiary Storebrand Asset Management AS. He takes over the position from Staffan Hansén, who has taken the position as Executive Vice President for the customer front in Sweden.  

Saugestad comes from the position of CIO in Storebrand Asset Management and he has been the acting Executive Vice President for Asset Management since 1st July.

- We have completed a thorough process, were both internal and external candidates have been evaluated. Saugestad has the necessary attitude and skill set to succeed.  He has worked in Storebrand since 1999 and been Chief Investment Officer since 2006, and has proven that he can create value and good results, says CEO Odd Arild Grefstad.

- We have an attractive and exciting position within asset management in the Nordics with further growth opportunities along our strategic lines: easy for the customer, sustainable and value for money. I'm looking forward to working on this together with the organization, says Jan Erik Saugestad.

Jan Erik Saugestad is an engineer from NTNU and holds an MBA from INSEAD in France. Prior to working in Storebrand he was employed at McKinsey & Company, in Christiania Markets (Nordea Markets) and Handelsbanken Markets.

Lysaker, 2. September 2015

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