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Länsförsäkringar Fondförvaltning names head of investments, Carnegie loses sector analyst, Stockholm-based hedge fund manager names CEO, and a longtime fund manager leaves Nordea. These are only some of this week's job moves, which are dominiated by the pension funds.

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Länsförsäkringar Fondförvaltning names investment cheif from Handelsbanken

Magnus Strömer has become Förvaltningschef, Länsförsäkringar Fondförvaltning. Prior, he worked at Handelsbanken Asset Management as portfolio manager, according to his LinkedIn. He spent 15 years at Handelsbanken in various roles, including Head of Sales, FX and Commodities and Head of Commodities.

Informed Portfolio Management appoints CEO from Barclay Bank

Arne Hassel has been appointed CEO at IPM -- the Stockholm-based systemtic manager owned by Catella. He previously worked as CIO for Barclays Investment Solutions.

Carnegie Analyst to John Fredriksen

On 1 August, Shipping Analyst from Carnegie will take on a new role as Vice President Finance at Norwegian shipping magnate John Fredriksen’s company Ship Finance. Furuly has worked at Carnegie since 2014 and previously at Nordea and DFDS.

New Senior Risk Manager

1 June is Carsten Jørgensen’s first day with pension fund P+ as Senior Risk Manager. He comes from a role as Lead Software Engineer at Danske Bank.

Head of Real Estate going to Danica

The current Global Head of Real Estate and Corporate Finance at Patrizia Multi Managers has accepted a new role as Chief Portfolio Manager at Danica Pension. He will be responsible for their international real estate portfolio.

New board members at JØP

Danish pension fund JØP has welcomed two new members of the board. The recent election resulted in Helle Munk Ravnborg and Anders Ehlers Andersen replacing Åse Kogsbøll and Peter Løchte Jørgensen. Helle Munk Ravnborg is a Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies and Anders Ehlers Andersen is lawyer and board member.

Pension CEOs join climate panel

Industriens Pension CEO, Laila Mortensen, and the CEO of ATP have joined a new climate panel, established by the Danish Innovation Fund (Innovationsfonden). The panel brings together companies and researchers to invest in projects, helping to solve the world’s major climate and environmental challenges.

AP Pension fires COO

AP Pension COO Jesper Bjerre has left the pension fund. Executive Advisor Henrik Engmark will take over as COO. Read more about the involved parties and the expansion of AP Pension management group in this article.

Nordea Fund Manager switching to Aktia

After 22 years with Nordea, Emerging Market Debt Manager Martti Forsberg has left Nordea Asset Management to pursue a career at Finnish Aktia. Read more about Martti Forsberg’s new job here.

Danske hires analyst from London

Danske Bank has hired Alexandre Antonov from British bank Standard Chartered for a position as Chief Analyst. Antonov will be based in Danske Bank’s Copenhagen headquarters in their New Tech division. Read more about Alexandre Antonov’s new position here.

Former Finance Minister becomes a Special Advisor

East Capital has appointed Anders Borg as a new Advisor. Borg served as Sweden's Minister of Finance from 2006 to 2014. For more information about Borg’s new role, read this article.

Head of Real Estate Investment returns to previous employer

Six months after joining Industriens Pension as Head of Real Estate Investment, Kenneth Olsson has decided to return to ATP Ejendomme. From 1 September 2019, he will be Chief Investment Officer at ATP Ejendomme. Read more about Kenneth Olsson’s new role here.  

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