Hans Dalborg

Hans Dalborg

Hans Dalborg joined the Skandia Group in the early 70s and held various positions within the Group, including CEO of Skandia International. In 1989 he became Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of the Skandia Group.

He was appointed CEO of Nordbanken in 1991. After the merger with the Finnish bank Merita he became the CEO of MeritaNordbanken and later CEO of Nordea (following mergers with a Danish and Norwegian bank).

In 2001 he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Board, followed by Chairman of the Board of Nordea Bank AB in 2002, a post he held until 2011. Mr Dalborg is currently Honorary Chairman of Nordea Bank AB.

Board Mandates

Mr Dalborg is Chairman of the Board of iZettle.

He is a member of the board of Nobelhuset AB, AxFast AB, Stockholm Institute for Financial Research (SIFR), the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra.

Mr Dalborg has also served at the Royal Court as Lord in Waiting.

He has been Chairman of the Board of the Swedish Corporate Governance Board, Uppsala University, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), the Royal Opera and ÅF.

He has been a board member of Medivir AB, Axel Johnson AB, Svenska Spel AB and a member of the European Roundtable of Financial Services (EFR).


Mr Dalborg was awarded the King's Medal of the Twelfth Dimension with the Ribbon of the Order of the Seraphims for excellent efforts in Swedish trade issues.

He has also been awarded Finnish and Norwegian orders for strengthening the trade relations between Sweden and these countries.

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