Sweden-based Swedbank has named Goran Bronner as its new CFO. He has been the chief risk officer (CRO) of the bank since March 2009.
Bronner was partner and founder of the Tanglin fund, from 2000 to 2009. Previously, he held various management positions within the bank SEB, including responsibility for its operations in Asia in the period 1997 to 2000.
In addition, the bank has appointed Hakan Berg, the current head of Baltic banking, as the new CRO.
Berg has been employed by the bank since 1985. Apart from, since 2009, being the head of the business area Baltic banking, his positions have among others included head of internal audit, head of retail business development in Forenings Sparbanken, regional manager in Stockholm and branch manager.
According to Swedbank, its present head of internal audit, Birgitte Bonnesen, will become the new head of Baltic banking.
Bonnesen succeeded Hakan Berg as head of internal audit in 2009. She was head of the bank’s contacts with other financial institutions in North America, Europe, the Baltic countries and the Nordic countries between 1997 and 2001. She will become a member of the group executive committee.