Nordea Life & Pension's group CIO jumps to large Danish pension fund

After 13 years at Nordea Life & Pension, Group CIO Jesper Nørgaard is moving to one of Denmark's biggest pension funds as deputy investment director. Although the asset pot he will be helping to look after is only around half that of Nordea Life & Pension, Nørgaard is looking forward to a new chapter as an investment professional.

After 13 years as Group Chief Investment Officer at Nordea Life and Pension, Jesper Nørgaard is moving on to a large Danish pension fund. | Photo: PR

On April 1, Nordea Life & Pension's Group CIO, Jesper Nørgaard, will say goodbye to more than a decade at the company and join Denmark's third largest pension fund, Sampension.

There, Nørgaard will take on the newly-created role of deputy investment director, he tells AMWatch in an interview. At Nordea Life & Pension, he had responsibility for EUR 65.7 billion -- substantially more than Sampension's assets under management of EUR 39 billion.

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