Swedbank announces appointment of New Chief Economist and new head of Macro Research
Thursday, 14 November 2013
Swedish banking giant, Swedbank announces some managerial appointments.
Anna Felländer, previously head of Macro Research, has been appointed
Chief Economist and Olof Manner has been recruited as head of Macro
Research at Swedbank.
Anna succeeds Cecilia Skingsley, who left the bank in May to take up
the post of Deputy Governor of the Riksbank. Since then, Anna has had
the post of Acting Chief Economist, the bank writes in a press release.
Michael Wolf, Swedbank’s President and CEO, comments on the appointment:
“Since Anna joined Swedbank - her competence and network on both the
government and client side has been appreciated and valuable to the
bank. In her new role as Chief Economist, she will focus on continuing
the bank’s tradition of reaching out in issues that affect our clients,
and adding value through qualified macro analysis on critical matters.”
Swedbank also announces that the bank has recruited Olof Manner as new
head of Macro Research. Olof joins Swedbank from Öhman-gruppen, the
asset manager, where he is currently Senior Advisor, having previously
held a number of key positions, including head of Fixed Income and
Executive Vice President.
By Scancomark.com Team