Nordea hires new head of balance sheet risk controls
Nordea has hired Jacob Gyntelberg as head of balance risk controls form Nov. 1, 2017. He comes from a position as head of capital and regulatory strategy in Danske Bank's wholesale division, Corporates & Institutions. Previously, Gyntelberg, who holds a ph.d. degree in economics, worked for close to 13 years at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, where he held the title of principal economist from 2008 to 2014.
New head of projects at AP Pension
Danish pension provider AP Pension has named André Pasbjerg as head of projects. 46-year old Pasbjerg, who holds a master's degree in physics, was previously head of IT and development at Nærpension, a AP Pension subsidiary, and has previously been head of projects in Edlund, an insurance software provider, and head of development at Nordea Life and Pension in Denmark.
SEB hires new credit analyst
Sweden's SEB has hired Gustav Vadenbring as news industrial and business analyst in the bank's international credit analysis unit, writes financial news service Realtid.se. Vadenbring has for the past five years been CFO of lsted Actic Group.
ATP CFO joins Danish Who's Who
Bo Foged, CFO for Denmark's pension giant ATP, has been added to the 2017 edition of the Danish biographical dictionary Kraks Blå Bog, comparable to Marquis Who's Who. Also, Birgitte Bonnesen, Casper von Koskull and Carsten Tirsbæk Madsen, CEO's of Swedbank, Nordea and mortgage bank BRF Kredit, respectively, were added, along with Danske Bank's CFO, Jacob Aarup-Andersen, Lars Petersson, CEO of regional bank Sparekassen Sjælland-Fyn and Kent Petersen, chairman of the financial employees' union.
Danish local banks among best European employers
According to survey firm "Great Place to Work", two local Danish banks are among Europe's 50 best employers.
In the survey, covering some 2,340 European employers, Danish local bank Middelfart Sparekasse came in third among employers with more than 50 and less than 500 employees. Among Danish employers in the category, the bank came in first, for the fourth time.
Another local Danish bank, Djurslands Bank, was ranked 44th among European employers with 50 to 499 employees. The bank came in at 9th place among Danish employers in the survey.
"It creates a good synergy, when employees are happy. And the positive energy also affects customers in a positive way. A happy employee creates happy customers, and happy customers creates happy employees, and help create a healthy work environment," says Lars Møller Kristensen, CEO of Djurslands Bank, in a statement.
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