Rolf Marquardt new Chief Risk Officer (CRO) at Swedbank

Rolf Marquardt most recently comes from Handelsbanken where he is CFO and has worked in the financial area since 2002. For six years he was Chief Risk Officer and he also has experience from compliance and risk control at group level in Handelsbanken.

The recruitment of Rolf Marquardt helps to further strengthen a very important key function within the bank. He has many years of banking experience from several senior positions and also a good overview of the industry since time at the Swedish Bankers' Association.

“I look forward to working with Rolf Marquardt who, with his solid banking experience and

his deep knowledge of risk-related issues, will be a contribute  to Swedbank and our executive management, says Jens Henriksson, President and CEO Swedbank.


Among other things, Group Risk is responsible for identifying, quantifying, analyzing and reporting risks and conducting independent analyzes and stress tests of how events in the outside world affect Swedbank.


In his new role, Rolf will report directly to the CEO and the board and be part of the bank's Group Executive Committee. He will take up his position at Swedbank at the latest at 1 October 2020.



Unni Jerndal, Head of Press, Swedbank, tfn: +46 73-092 11 80


Swedbank encourages a sound and sustainable financial situation for the many households and businesses. As a leading bank in our 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 600 000 corporate customers and organisations with 168 branches in Sweden and 99 branches in the Baltic countries. The group is also present in other Nordic countries, the US and China. As of 31 December, 2019 the group had operating profit of 24 420 SEKbn. Read more at



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