Swedish asset manager reveals new CEO

Öhman Fonder has appointed internal candidate as Chief Executive Officer. 
Photo: PR / Öhman Fonder
Photo: PR / Öhman Fonder

Jamal Abida Norling has become new CEO at Swedish-based asset manager Öhman Fonder, according to a press statement. For the past few years, he has been the EUR 9.3bn money manager's CIO.

"It is exciting and an honor to be appointed CEO of Öhman Fonder. We will continue to develop our asset management based on the customers’ needs and with a sharpened focus on long-term and responsible investments,” Norling comments in the press statement.

"With the support of our long-term owner and highly skilled employees, I am convinced that we have what it takes to succeed. Our next goal is to become Sweden's best fund company."

Norling has 20 years’ experience in the financial markets and joined Öhman when the company acquired DNB's Swedish fund and asset management operations. 

During his two decades in the industry, he has engaged in asset allocation and alternative investments at several important market players, including Första AP Fonden and Aberdeen Asset Management.

 Jamal holds a master's degree in mathematical statistics from Stockholm University.

"I am very pleased that Jamal Abida Norling is new CEO of Öhman Fonder. He holds great insight in both the fund company and the industry. Jamal has vast experience in management and as our current CIO, he has even played an active part in the work with our  business strategy, says Johan Malm who is Chairman of the Board at Öhman Fonder and CEO of Öhman Group.

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