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Swedbank AB (SWEDa.ST)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lars Idermark

60 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Birgitte Bonnesen

61 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer

Ulrika Francke

61 2016 Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Anders Karlsson

51 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Anders Ekedahl

57 2014 Group Chief Information Officer

Cecilia Hernqvist

57 2016 Head of Compliance

Helo Meigas

52 2016 Chief Risk Officer

Carina Strand

2017 Head of Group Human Resources

Aet Altroff

2017 Head of Customer Value Management

Girts Berzins

44 2016 Head of Strategy, Digital Banking

Elisabeth Beskow

50 2016 Co-Head of Corporates & Institutions

Mikael Bjorknert

51 2016 Chief Strategy Officer and Head of CEO Office

Lars-Erik Danielsson

55 2016 Chief Credit Officer

Bjorn Elfstrand

53 2016 Head of Group Savings

Charlotte Elsnitz

2017 Head of Baltic Banking

Lars Friberg

55 2016 Head of Financial Institutions

Leif Karlsson

51 2016 Head of Lending & Payments

Ola Laurin

46 2016 Co-Head of Corporates & Institutions

Lars Ljungalv

48 2016 Head of Large Corporates

Lotta Loven

50 2016 Head of Digital Banking

Christer Tragardh

54 2016 Head of Swedish Banking

Goran Hedman

63 2010 Director

Camilla Linder

49 2015 Director, Employee Representative

Roger Ljung

50 2015 Director, Employee Representative

Bodil Eriksson

64 2016 Independent Director

Peter Norman

59 2016 Independent Director

Pia Rudengren

52 2009 Independent Director

Karl-Henrik Sundstrom

57 2009 Independent Director

Siv Svensson

60 2010 Independent Director

Gregori Karamouzis

Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Lars Idermark

Mr. Lars Idermark has served as Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors of Swedbank AB since April 5, 2016. Previously, he was Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Company from March 20, 2013 until April 5, 2016. He is also Chairman of the Company’s Remuneration Committee and Member of the Risk and Capital Committee at the Company. He joined Swedbank’s Board as Chairman on March 26, 2010. Mr. Idermark has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Sodra Skogsagarna AB. He has been also Chair of Aleris AB. In the past, he was President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PostNord AB, President and CEO of KF/Coop, President of Second Swedish National Pension Fund, Deputy President and CEO of Capio AB, Executive Vice President and Deputy President and CEO of ForeningsSparbanken (Swedbank), Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Foreningsbanken AB, and President and Chief Executive Officer of LRF Holding AB. Mr. Idermark holds a Master of Business Administration degree.

Birgitte Bonnesen

Ms. Birgitte Bonnesen has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Swedbank AB since April 22, 2016. She was Acting President and Chief Executive Officer at the Company from February 9, 2016 until April 22, 2016 and Head of Swedish Banking at the Company from January 1, 2015. She served as Head of Baltic Banking at the Company from August 10, 2011 until January 1, 2015. Prior to that, she was Head of Internal Audit within the Company from 2009. She joined Swedbank in 1987, and has since held such roles as Head of Global Financial Institutions and Trade Finance (2008-2009), Head of CRM Division at Swedbank Markets (2004-2008) and various senior positions within International Banking Division (2001-2004). She was also responsible for Strategic Business Development (2000-2001) and served in different positions within, among others, Swedbank Markets (1987-2000). Ms. Bonnesen studied at Aarhus School of Business Administration and holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics and Modern Languages. She has also obtained an Executive Master of Business Administration from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm.

Ulrika Francke

Ms. Ulrika Francke has been Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Swedbank AB since April 5, 2016. Previously she was Independent Member of the Board of Directors at the Company from 2009 until April 5, 2016. She is Member of the Audit, Remuneration, Risk and Capital Committees. She previously served as Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of (2006-2009), and prior to that, Second Deputy Chairman (2003-2006) as well as Director (2002-2003). Ms. Francke has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Tyrens AB. She was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of SBC Sveriges Bostadsrattscentrum AB, Head of Administration at the City of Stockholm, and President and CEO of Fastighets AB Brommastaden. Apart from her duties at Swedbank, she has served as Board Member at Hexagon AB, IQ Samhallsbyggnad, as well as Chairman of BIM Alliance. Ms. Francke completed university studies.

Anders Karlsson

Mr. Anders Karlsson has been Chief Financial Officer of Swedbank AB since June 10, 2016. Before that, he was Group Chief Risk Officer from September 1, 2013. He was previously Head of Risk at Swedbank Treasury and at Large Corporates & Institutions (2013). He has been employed at the Company since 2010 and earlier between 1999 and 2008. He was Head of Market Risk, Capital- and Credit Modelling at Swedbank Group (2011-2013); Head of Group Risk Control at Swedbank (2010-2011); Chief Financial Officer of Carnegie Investment Bank (2009-2010); Chief Risk Officer of Carnegie Investment Bank (2008-2009); Head of Group Risk Control at Swedbank (2004-2008). He also held Management Roles within risk and Head of Economic Capital och Basel II project Swedbank (1999-2004) and Management Roles in Treasury and Capital Markets at Handelsbanken (1992-1998). He holds a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics.

Anders Ekedahl

Mr. Anders Ekedahl has been Group Chief Information Officer at Swedbank AB since January 1, 2014. He previously was Head of Group Business Control at Swedbank (2013). He has worked at Swedbank since 1987 and has experience in many different business areas of the Bank. He was Head of Business Development retail (2010-2012), Head of Savingsbanks Business (2008-2013), Head of Corporate Banking (2005-2008), Head of Large Customers (2001-2005), Head of Cards and Payments (1999-2000), Head of Babs (1998-2000), Head of Credit Sparbanken Finans (1995-1997), Deputy Credit Manager Sparbankens Finans (1991-1995) and Salesman Merkantil leasing (1987-1990). He holds Master of Science degree in Business and Economics.

Cecilia Hernqvist

Ms. Cecilia Hernqvist has been Head of Compliance at Swedbank AB since June 1, 2016. She no longer serves as General Counsel and Head of Communications at the Company effective as of June 1, 2016. She has held this position since January 1, 2014. She has previously been Head of Group Legal at the Company. She has been employed by the Company since 1990. She previously was Company secretary including Head of Group Legal (2006-2013), Company secretary (2003-2006), Head of Group Legal (1996-2003) and she has held various positions in legal service at the Company since 1990. She also served as Sandstrom law firm (1985-1990) and at Katrineholm district court (1983-1985). She has been Member of the Boards of Byggmastare axel alms stiftelse, Sparbankernas forskningsstiftelse, Swedbanks stiftelse for internationellt utvecklingsarbete och humanitart bistand, Forsta sparbankens stiftelse for vetenskaplig forskning, Ektornet AB, Foreningssparbanken koncernens resultatandelsstiftelse kopparmyntet – appointed by the bank and Sparinstitutens pensionskassa (SPK), Council. She holds a Master of Legal Letters degree.

Helo Meigas

Ms. Helo Meigas has been Chief Risk Officer of Swedbank AB since June 10, 2016. She no longer serves as Head of Group Treasury at the Company effective as of June 10, 2016. She has held this position since January 1, 2014. She has been employed at the Company since 2004. She was previously Chief Financial Officer and later Head of Russia & Ukraine business area at the Company (2009-2013). She also served in various managerial positions in Swedbank Baltic Banking (2004-2009). She was Management Consultant at McKinsey & Co (Finland) (2001-2004); Deputy Governor, Financial Stability at Bank of Estonia (1998-2000) and Chief Executive Officer of Tallinn Stock Exchange (1995-1998). She holds Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy with focus on International Business law and Finance from Tufts University.

Carina Strand

Ms. Carina Strand has been appointed Head of Group Human Resources of Swedbank AB, effective as of October 1, 2017. She joins the Company from the position of Head of HR at IBM Sweden, where she is also part of the Management Team.

Aet Altroff

Ms. Aet Altroff has been Head of Customer Value Management at Swedbank AB since February 2, 2017. She has a bachelor in Business Administration from the Tallinn Technical University. She has had several leading positions in Swedbank with a focus on retail banking and customer loyalty.

Girts Berzins

Mr. Girts Berzins has been Head of Strategy within Digital Banking at Swedbank AB since October 6, 2016. He was Acting Co-Head of Digital Banking at the Company from June 1, 2016. He holds Master of Arts degree in Economics.

Elisabeth Beskow

Ms. Elisabeth Beskow has been Co-Head of Corporates & Institutions of Swedbank AB since May 1, 2016. She was Head of Investment Banking at the Company. She holds an MBA degree.

Mikael Bjorknert

Mr. Mikael Bjorknert has been Chief Strategy Officer and Head of CEO Office of Swedbank AB since June 1, 2016. He no longer serves as Head of Strategic Analysis and Mergers & Acquisitions at the Company effective as of June 1, 2016. He has held this position since January 1, 2015. Before that, he was Head of Channels and Concepts at Swedbank AB from January 1, 2013 until 2014. Before that, he was Head of Group Business Support at the Company (2010-2012). He joined Swedbank on August 1, 2010. He previously held various senior positions in SEB within Commercial Banking (1996-2010). He is Board Member of NASDAQ Nordic Ltd. and UC. He holds a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics.

Lars-Erik Danielsson

Mr. Lars-Erik Danielsson has been Chief Credit Officer at Swedbank AB since June 1, 2016. He studied business and economics.

Bjorn Elfstrand

Mr. Bjorn Elfstrand has been Head of Group Savings at Swedbank AB since June 1, 2016. He no longer serves as Head of Stockholm Region at the Company effective as of June 1, 2016. He has held this position since 2010. He has been employed at Swedbank since 1989. Previously he was Retail Chief Financial officer and head of staff functions and Group Cards (2008-2010); Head of Private Market in retail (2005-2007); Head of Product Area Cash Management, TF and Payments (2002-2005); Sales and Marketing Director, Business and Lending (1996-2002); Change leader reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the area of IT, long term analysis of business needs and IT strategy (1994-1996); Staff for Bank Development Sparbanken Sverige, responsible for long term micro analysis for the CEO and the Board of Directors (1992-1994); Economic Research Department – Sparabnkens banks, Macroeconomics and econometric modeling (1990-1992) and Forex dealer – Valuta/Finans, Spabankernas Bank. He holds a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics.

Charlotte Elsnitz

Ms. Charlotte Elsnitz, currently CFO for the business area Baltic Banking, has today been appointed new Head of Baltic Banking. Charlotte Elsnitz has worked for Swedbank since 2007, and has had several different managerial positions prior to joining her current role as CFO of Baltic Banking. Before joining the bank, she was Head of the Capital Unit at the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.

Lars Friberg

Mr. Lars Friberg has been Head of Financial Institutions at Swedbank AB since September 1, 2016. He has previously served as Head of Group Human Resources at Swedbank AB since January 1, 2013. He was Acting Head of Group HR since November 30, 2012. Prior to that, he served as Head of Private Banking at Swedbank (2009-2012). He joined the Company in 2009. He held various positions in SEB, in Sweden and Luxembourg (1993-2009), held various positions in Frankfurt, Germany (1987-1993) and served at Alfa-Laval in Canada (1985-1986). He holds a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics.

Leif Karlsson

Mr. Leif Karlsson has been Head of Lending & Payments at Swedbank AB since June 1, 2016. He has been on the Board of Finansiell ID-Teknik (Chair) and Bankgirot (Board Member). He holds Master of Science degree in Business and Economic.

Ola Laurin

Mr. Ola Laurin has been Co-Head of Corporates & Institutions of Swedbank AB since May 1, 2016. He was Head of Financial Institutions at the Company. He holds Master of Science degree in Business and Economics.

Lars Ljungalv

Mr. Lars Ljungalv has been Head of Large Corporates at Swedbank AB since August 30, 2016. He was Head of Southern Region at the Company from 2014 until June 1, 2016. He holds Master of Science degree in Business and Economics. He has been Chairman of the Board of Intersport AB and Member of the Boards of Bergendahl & Son and Malmo FF as well as Deputy Chair of the Board of Lund University.

Lotta Loven

Ms. Lotta Loven has been Head of Digital Banking at Swedbank AB since October 6, 2016. Before that, she has been Acting Co-Head of Digital Banking at the Company since June 1, 2016. Lotta Loven has a diploma in business administration. She has had several positions in Swedbank with a focus on channel development and digital innovation and has been a member of the Group Executive Committee since 2016.

Christer Tragardh

Mr. Christer Tragardh has been Head of Swedish Banking at Swedbank AB since June 1, 2016. He no longer serves as Head of Eastern Region effective as of June 1, 2016. He has held this position since August 4, 2014. He was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bergslagens Sparbank from 2009 until 2014 and has long experience in the banking sector. He had previously worked at Handelsbanken for 20 years (1987-2008) in various managerial positions, including in several branches. He was also employed at BT Industries AB Mjolby (1986-1987). He has been Chair of the Board of Wilzens Forvatnings AB and Member of the Board of Svensk Handel Forsakring and Sebbot Invest AB. He holds a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics and Executive Master of Business Administration degree.

Goran Hedman

Mr. Goran Hedman has been Member of the Board of Directors of Swedbank AB since March 26, 2010. He also serves as Chairman of the Risk and Capital Committee of the Company. Mr. Hedman has been Chief Executive Officer of Sparbanken in Enkoping. He was previously Head of Research at Group Credit, ForeningsSparbanken AB (Swedbank), Deputy Chief Credit Officer at Foreningsbanken AB, and held executive positions at Foreningsbanken AB. Apart from his duties at the Company, he serves as Member on the Boards of Sparbanken i Enkoping and Handelskammaren Uppsala (Uppsala Chamber of Commerce). He graduated from upper secondary school.

Camilla Linder

Ms. Camilla Linder has been Director and Employee Representative at Swedbank AB since 2015. She has been Deputy Director, Employee Representative at the Company since 2013. She has experience from banking from retail operations, among others. She previously served at Sparbanken Alfa, Foreningssparbanken, Sparbanken Sverige. She is Chair of Finansforbundets koncernklubb Swedbank and Board Member of SPK. She graduated from upper secondary school.

Roger Ljung

Mr. Roger Ljung has been Director and Employee Representative at Swedbank AB since 2015. He is Business Advisor at Swedbank AB. He previously was retail advisor, branch manager, business advisor in Swedish Banking, Swedbank. He is also Board Member of Finansforbundets forbundsstyrelse and Finans och forsakringsbranschens A-Kassa, as well as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Finansforbundets koncernklubb Swedbank and SPK. He graduated from upper secondary school.

Bodil Eriksson

Ms. Bodil Eriksson has been Independent Director at Swedbank AB since April 5, 2016. She is Member of the Remuneration Committee at the Company. She holds the position as Executive Vice President at Volvo Cars US with responsibility for product, marketing and communication in North- and South America and has a broad and thorough brand competence. She also has experience from the retail business and has been a member of Axfood’s group executive team, and has also worked within SCA.

Peter Norman

Mr. Peter Norman has been Independent Director of Swedbank AB since April 5, 2016. He is also Member of the Audit, Risk and Capital Committee at the Company. He is an economist. He has previously been Financial Markets Minister and Chief Executive Officer for the Seventh Public Pension Fund, and director at Riksbanken. In addition, he has twenty years of experience from asset management in leading positions. He holds Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

Pia Rudengren

Ms. Pia Christina Rudengren has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Swedbank AB since 2009. She is also Member of the Risk and Capital Committee of the Company. Apart from her duties at the Company, she has chaired the Board of Social Initiative AB, and has served as Board Member at Duni AB, Kappahl AB and Tikkurila Oyj. Previously, she served as Vice President of W Capital Management AB and Chief Financial Officer of Investor AB. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Economics.

Karl-Henrik Sundstrom

Mr. Karl-Henrik Sundstrom has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Swedbank AB since 2009. He also serves as Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. Mr. Sundstrom has been CEO of Stora Enso AB. He previously was CFO and Executive Vice President at Stora Enso AB. He was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NXP Semiconductors. He also served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Head of Global Services of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson and Head for Australia and New Zealand of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson. He is Board Member of Swedish Securities Council. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

Siv Svensson

Ms. Siv Svensson has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Swedbank AB since March 26, 2010. She also serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company. Ms. Svensson is a working board member and serves on the Board of SJ AB, Allba Holding AB, InlandsInnovation AB, Forum Syd and Karolinska University Hospital. She was previously CEO of Sefina Finance AB, CEO of Sefina Svensk Pantbelagning AB, Executive Vice President and Regional Head of Nordea AB, Group Controller and Nordic Head of Global Operation Services at Nordea AB, Group Controller at Merita Nordbanken AB and Administrative Head at PK Fondkommission AB. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Economics.

Gregori Karamouzis