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Hans Dalborg

Hans Dalborg

Experienced Chairman: OMX Helsinki 25, OMX Stockholm 30, Public Sector, Private Sector
Experienced CEO: Public Sector, Private Sector

  • 35 years of international senior leadership experience
  • Multi-industry knowledge in financial services, property, retail, leisure, academia, biotechnology, management consulting, technology
  • Experience as an Audit Committee member, Compensation Committee member, Credit Committee member, Human Resources Committee member, Nomination Committee member
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Hans Dalborg is currently Honorary Chairman of Nordea Bank.

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Hans Dalborg served as Chairman of the Board of Nordea Bank AB in 2002, a post he held until 2011. He started his career at the Skandia Group and held various positions including CEO of Skandia International Insurance Corp. In 1989 he became Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice-President of the Skandia Group.

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

Hans has been Chairman of the Board of the Swedish Corporate Governance Board, Uppsala University, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), ÅF Group and the hi-tech company IZettle.

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

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Jean-Louis Chaussade

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