Fredrik Nilzén new Head of Group Sustainability at Swedbank

Swedbank continues to strengthen its work on sustainability and has recruited Fredrik Nilzén as new Head of Group Sustainability for the group. Fredrik will be responsible for developing, monitoring and reporting of Swedbank’s sustainability strategies and goals.

Fredrik comes from a position as Nordic CSR Lead at Accenture where he, since 2010, has been responsible for the Nordic work. Since 2004 Fredrik has worked as consultant at Accenture Sweden within businessdriven sustainability, digitalisation and strength-based coaching. He has also experience as consultant from Inno Consulting and ABB.

-Fredrik has strong experience from structural sustainability work and will play an important role for Swedbank as we take the next step in the bank’s sustainability efforts. For us, sustainability is a fundamental part of our business and the bank has for many years worked systematically to integrate economic, social and environmental responsibility in all our activities, says Birgitte Bonnesen, CEO of Swedbank.

Fredrik will report to Mikael Björknert, head of CEO Offic, and will be a part of the Management team at CEO Office. Fredrik will join the bank on 29th of May 2017. Until then, Anna Lindberg continues to be the acting head of sustainability.

For further information:
Gabriel Francke Rodau, Head of Communication, Swedbank, telephone: +46 70 144 89 66

Swedbank promotes a sound and sustainable financial situation for the many people, households and companies. Our vision is to contribute to development “Beyond Financial Growth”. As a leading bank in the home markets of Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Swedbank offers a wide range of financial services and products. Swedbank has over 7 million retail customers and around 640 000 corporate customers and organisations with 266 branches in Sweden and 143 branches in the Baltic countries. The group is also present in other Nordic countries, the US and China. As of 31 December 2016 the group had total assets of SEK 2 154 billion.



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