SEB hires for new asset management team, further recruitment possible

SEB Asset Management launches international sales team to support global growth. The new team consists of sales professionals with a diversified mix of competencies, The head of Financial Institutions Coverage tells AMWatch, and, depending on its success, further hiring is possible.

According to Head of Financial Institutions at SEB, Peter Lauridsen, further vacancies might open for International Sales depending on its success. | Photo: PR: SEB

SEB creates an international sales team to support further growth among institutional investors. The team is a part of Asset Management Sales Denmark and, therefore, based in Copenhagen.

To lead International Sales, the asset manager has poached Bjarne Steden-Hirschorn from Danish competitor Nykredit Asset Management where he currently works as Senior Client Manager.

He formally becomes Head of International Sales on 1 May. To support Steden-Hirschon, SEB has hired Kevin Legind-German from Danish bank-owned asset manager Bankinvest and Peter Thiberg. Thiberg is recruited from SEB Markets.

According to SEB's Head of Financial Institutions Coverage, Peter Lauridsen, it has been important to gather a team with different competencies – both from sales and asset management in general.

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