How a dismissed CEO reached the top of a major UK pension fund

Making the front pages because you were laid off is not much fun. However, that misfortune could end up opening new doors after all. In fact, it might even pave the way to the job of CEO at one of the UK's biggest pension funds -- and taking charge of more than GBP 50.7 billion (EUR 57.2 billion) of assets.

Morten Nilsson. | Photo: Now Pension PR

Every cloud has a silver lining, they say.

The story of Morten Nilsson, who was fired by ATP and then made it to the top of a huge pension fund in the UK, is a vivid illustration of such proverbial truth.

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