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JLL names its new Sweden chief; Nykredit finds new portfolio manager at Danske Asset Management, and Brunswick Real Estate makes changes to its staff line up.

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Danske Bank; Nordnet; Oslo Stock Exchange and Pensiondanmark are the firms featuring in this week's recruitment rundown.

Favourite for Danske Bank's top job may fail ECB's "fit and proper" rules

Jacob Aarup-Andersen, the current head of wealth management at Danske, could be the troubled group's next CEO, according to media reports. However, were the Danish bank domiciled in the eurozone, it is uncertain whether he would be approved by the currency bloc's supervisory authorities, according to European Central Bank guidelines.

Landscape shifts for Norway's early mover as sustainability goes mainstream

Newly-elected chairman of Skagen, Jan Erik Saugestad, has spent the past 19 years at Storebrand Asset Management making sustainability the core of the business -- while rising through the ranks from portfolio manager, to CIO and finally -- CEO. But these days, he says, the mainstream incorporation of sustainability among financial service providers is changing the competitive landscape.

Danske Bank: Head of Legal quits as Thomas Borgen empties his desk

Even though the board of Danske Bank insisted last Wednesday that its CEO Thomas Borgen would stay on until a replacement had been found, news broke this morning that as of today, Borgen is no longer employed at the scandal-hit bank. And the bank's head of legal has now announced his resignation.

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Skagen names new chairman; Industriens Pension appoints new strategist; Velliv hires head of fixed income and a real estate investment firm puts a new CEO in place.

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M&G Investments hires Stockholm-based real estate investor; Allianz Global Investors loses Nordic sales representative and Alecta's CEO becomes chair of newly-established sustainable finance advisory board.

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Sparinvest, Industriens Pension, SEB, EQT, Swedbank, Eastnine, IFU and Pensiondanmark are this week's firms in focus.

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PKA AIP expands infrastructure team; Nordea loses member of group executive; Catella names managing director and Avanza Pension executive quits.

Maj Invest bolsters Danish equity team by poaching rival's fund manager

The Copenhagen-based asset manager is hiring a new fund manager to strengthen its Danish equity fund. The incoming portfolio manager has a decade's experience under his belt picking Danish stocks at SEB Asset Management and will share investment responsibility with the fund's current lead portfolio manager.

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Folksam names head of investor relations; former ATP chief investment officer joins LEGO investment firm's board and Formuepleje hires real estate investment manager.

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AP3 hires alternatives specialist for portfolio management; Nordea poaches equity analyst from Carnegie and CARN expands investment team.

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