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Danske Bank, Nordea, Hermes Investment Management and DWS are among this week's job changes in the Nordic financial industry.

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DNB loses Head of Wealth Managment to supermarket franchise, and one of the world's largest asset managers expands its Nordic distribution capabilites.

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Nordea's Head of Swedish personal banking division quits; Invesco strengthens Nordic sales efforts, and SEB names former World Bank employee to head climate and sustainable finance in Norway.

Denmark's P+ promotes risk officer to new top investment role

Having spent the past year and a half balancing the risk in P+'s EUR 16 billion investment portfolio, John Hydeskov is now taking on a new role as Head of Investments -- which will see him managing the pension fund alliance's equities, bonds, credits and FX.

Large pension fund loses ESG chief

One of the most distinctive voices on sustainability in the Danish pension fund business has decided to resign from his job as Head of Responsible Investments, and has decided to move on to venture capital and impact investing - standing on his own two feet.

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Chief Portfolio Manager jumps to Danske Wealth Management, Swedish politician joins pension fund's board -- and several other job changes in the Nordic asset management and pension industry.

It all began in a copying room 25 years ago...

A quarter of a century ago, Jesper Kirstein threw in the towel and became self-employed. Before that, he had a promising career in the financial sector, which ended abruptly after just seven months as chief executive of Alm. Brand Bank. What began as a one-man business in the copying room at a friend's office, has now grown into the advisory and consultancy house Kirstein A/S and asset manager Spektrum.

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Danish mutual fund head to retire, risk manager promotes global head of sales and Norwegian becomes member of supervisory board of EUR 475 billion asset manager.

Why Rothausen left Danske Capital for Lundbeck Foundation

Peter Rothausen started his new job as Chief Investment Director at Danish industrial foundation Lundbeck Foundation on 1st May — waving goodbye to Danske Capital after four years as first Lead Manager and then Chief Portfolio Manager at the firm's Long/Short Dynamic Hedge Fund.

EY lures Industriens property head for Danish advisory push

Peter Frische, head of real estate investments at Denmark's Industriens Pension, is moving to a large international consultancy as it boosts its local property advice services. EY partner Torben Hartz says his firm sees an increasing market for international and complex transactions in Denmark.

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Global head of private banking quits Nordea; EUR 161 billion Dutch-based asset manager names head of institutional sales in the Nordics, and Danish labor market pension fund loses head of real estate to consultancy firm.

Nordea loses global private banking chief

Thorben Sander, Nordea's Head of Private Banking, has decided to quit the Nordic financial group and look for new opportunities. The firm is bringing its Finnish private banking head in to fill his shoes until a permanent replacement is found.

Storebrand AM: Adds to some alternatives but cuts hedge funds, forestry

Storebrand Asset Management has lifted its exposure to alternative investments, and the shift is likely to continue. But the relative composition of alternatives has changed, and the EUR 73 billion asset manager is considering adding another alternative building block to its portfolio.

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The largest private equity firm in the Nordics loses a credit specialist; a Swedish real estate company reveals its next chief executive and SEB names a current board member as the new head of digital and communications.

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