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Two new chairmen, a new chief strategist at Nordea, a new CEO, new PM’s at PenSam, a new sales director and a new head of social responsibility. These are this week’s job moves in asset management.

Sparinvest CIO lands in new context after serving several months

Swedish Thomas Gunnarsson has worked most of his career in Denmark. Just a few months after stepping into Sparinvest as CIO, Nykredit is going to acquire the asset management firm. To Thomas Gunnarsson, the consequence of this new context is a strong focus on management and stability in addition to business as usual.

Elmgreen plans to boost Amundi's equity platform

Kasper Elmgreen has spent the first months of 2019 assessing his new team at Amundi. As head of equities at Europe's biggest money manager, Elmgreen's mandate is to establish a strong alpha platform as Amundi "is punching a bit below its weight on equities" and the environment for active strategies improves.

How Carina Silberg became an ESG pioneer

Carina Silberg from Alecta started her career in ESG almost two decades ago. Back then, ESG was not a term and it was completely detached from financial analysis and business models. Silberg became part of a group of pioneers that lay the foundation to ESG as we know it today. She tells her story to AMWatch.

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A new head of Nordic Distribution, new employees at a pension fund and in an International private banking unit, a new CIO, a new director, a promotion of a strategist and a new board member. This is this week’s job moves.

Experienced investment chief's early bet turned out profitable

On his 60th birthday, head of unlisted investments at Industriens Pension is a happy man, partly thanks to his early bets on unlisted investments. These have contributed to the company's results enough for the particular business area to have constituted its own department since 2015.

Investors' advocate goes his own way: "There's a better way"

After many years in investment research company Morningstar and a brief partnership in Dannebrog Invest, Nikolaj Holdt Mikkelsen is about to launch his own investment consultancy. Known to be a persistent critic of high investment costs, he acknowledges the need to stand by his own prices.

Investment professionals back in business

Bjarne Graven Larsen, former Chief Investment Officer at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and ATP, and a team of “experienced investment professionals” are founders of a new asset management company, based in Denmark.

Capman boosts real estate team in Denmark

Helsinki-based investment firm Capman hires new CIO to head its Copenhagen-based real estate team. Another staffer will follow soon, says managing partner to AMWatch's sister site EjendomsWatch.

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Two new chairmen, a new CEO, a new portfolio manager on Danish equities, a new strategist are among the titles in this week's …and more about people.

"Bankers tend to complicate things"

The newly-appointed chief strategist at Danske Bank Wealth Management Henrik Drusebjerg has been a popular expert source in the Danish media for several years. But how did he end up in that role? He tells his story to AMWatch.

Carnegie appoints new chief strategist

Investment bank Carnegie has now found a replacement for Henrik Drusebjerg who will join Danske Wealth Management. Three chief strategists based in Denmark were part of the same strategy team years ago.

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BankInvest hires deputy CIO from Nordea Markets, COO resigns at Catella, Nykredit brings in former head of wealth management at Danske Bank. These are a few of the many job changes in the past week.

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