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The investment management company for SEB in Denmark has hired a new CEO, and Danske Bank as well as Nordea lose analysts.

Manager brings in new CEO from PFA

Investment management company SEBInvest (IFS SEBInvest) is getting a new CEO. According to a press release, the chairman of the company's board of directors and current CEO, Jens Lohfert Jørgensen, have signed an agreement that Jørgensen will resign from his position on May 31, 2017. He will be succeeded by Peter Kock. Kock was previously a strategic business developer at PFA Pension, and has also previously worked at SEB. Jens Lohfert Jørgensen will stay with IFS SEBInvest until Sep. 31, 2017 in order to ensure an uncomplicated transition.

Danske Markets loses analyst

Enzyme manufacturer Novozymes has found a new Head of Investor Relations in Danske Markets analyst Topbias Björklund, who will take office on July 1, according to Ritzau Finans. He takes over from Martin Riise. Björklund has previously – before his five years at Danske Markets – worked at Novozymes for 10 years, seven of which he spent in the investor relations department.  The job change analyst has been appointed to take over coverage from Björklund.

Nordea analyst switches to PensionDanmark

Kim Bek Petersen enters the position as senior risk analyst on PensionDenmark's bond team, Investment. He is leaving his position as Chief Sales Manager at Nordea. He is 44 years old and holds a Masters degree in Mathematics and Economics.

Danish news media: Danske Bank chairman has pocketed DKK 90 million over the last three years

In addition to his director's fee of DKK 1.8 million a year, Danske Bank's chairman of the board of directors, Ole Andersen, makes good money on his own company, OGA Holding, according to Danish news media Finans. Over a period of five years, the company has produced profits totaling DKK 140 million, and Andersen, a former partner in capital fund EQT, has pulled DKK 90 million out of the company's profits over the last three years. Andersen has responded to Finans, declining to participate in an article about OGA Holding. The most recent accounts reveal that the holding company's purpose is to "make capital investments in stocks and securities and other related business". Towards the end of 2016, OGA Holding possessed securities worth DKK 265.7 million in total, and it was revealed 18 months ago that the company had bought 22,000 stocks in Danske Bank worth DKK 4 million in total.

English Edit: Marie Honoré

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