Pål Bergström new Head of business area Large Corporates & Institutions
Swedbank has recruited Pål Bergström as the new Head of business area Large Corporates & Institutions. He will take up the position on August 18 at the latest and will become a member of the Group Executive Committee.
Pål Bergström has extensive experience from the banking industry and has held several leading positions at Handelsbanken, most recently as Head of Markets.
“I’m very pleased to welcome Pål to Swedbank. His substantial knowledge and experience will be decisive to bring Large Corporates & Institutions to the next level in accordance with the bank’s strategic direction,” says Jens Henriksson, President and CEO of Swedbank.
Pål Bergström has previously worked in different roles at the Swedish Ministry of Finance, such as Director-General, Head of the Financial Markets Department, credit risk management advisor at EKN and as Deputy Chief Economist at the Swedish National Debt Office.
“I’m very much looking forward to joining Swedbank and to promote the growth of both people and businesses,” says Pål Bergström about the appointment as Head of Large Corporates & Institutions.
Pål Bergström holds a PhD in Economics from Uppsala University and has also studied languages and music. He will take up his position at Swedbank on August 18 at the latest.
Unni Jerndal, Head of Group Press Office, +46 73 092 11 80
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