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Danish pension fund adds CIO to exec management and former Head of Asset Allocation resurfaces at wealth managemnet platform. These are some of this week’s job moves.

Nordea's Danish wealth management executive stops

Nordea's head of private banking and wealth management in Denmark has stepped down. Nordea wants to achieve new goals and therefore has decided to appoint a new head of Private Banking in Denmark. (Updated)

Danske Bank AM names head of quant & overlay

Danske Bank Asset Management reels in fixed income specialist from pension fund to be its Head of Quant & Overlay – after two decades he reunites with Denmark's largest financial group.

"I have learned that great leaders are defined by their followers"

Career Path: Søren Kjær has built businesses and constructed teams throughout his career. He has always focused on hiring the right people, and he proudly mentions several great hires he has made in his career. When he entered the world of wealth management, he was further strengthened in this belief.

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Fondab gets a new CEO, a savings specialist becomes responsible for sustainability and a new CEO enters the asset management industry. These are some of this week’s job moves.

Investors gauge future climate risks with satellite imaging

Chris Kaminker was one of the many remote onlookers unnerved by the images of Australia’s most recent bushfires. Kaminker ran sustainable finance research at SEB, the Swedish bank that structured the first green bond, before joining the asset management arm of Swiss private bank Lombard Odier last year. In a newly created role, he was responsible for developing ways to analyze how the warming planet — and increasing pressure to cut carbon emissions— will affect companies.

Worthwhile Capital appoints advisors with IMF and G7 experience and expands sales team

The EU Taxonomy will become part of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive, which means that institutional investors will also have to report on their exposure to unsustainable economic activities, according to partner at Worthwhile Capital Kerim Kaskal's assessment. Worthwhile Capital is expanding its team to meet the demand for sustainable investing that the policy initiative will create, he says.

Ex-ABG banker invests his time in the bankers of tomorrow

Career Path: Even though he spends a lot of time on his new company, HC Andersen Capital, and is a board member for various companies, the former Head of Markets at ABG Sundal Collier Tue Østergaard has had the time he needed to realize a life-long dream of his. He tells AMWatch how he has now started giving back to the industry.

Five-star manager to launch two new funds focused on Sweden

Fredrik Skoglund, who announced his departure from Länsförsäkringar the week after Morningstar five-starred his Swedish small cap fund, is teaming up with Erik Selin to launch a long-only and an absolute return fund focusing on Swedish small cap.

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KPA finds their new CEO, East Capital looses head of Oslo office, Seafarer’s pension fund gets new CEO, AP1 looses a manager, AP7 adds to supervisory board and a portfolio manager gets a promotion. These are some of this week’s job moves in the industry.

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