New acting CEO at Landshypotek Bank

Catharina Åbjörnsson Lindgren has been appointed as new acting CEO at Landshypotek Bank and Fredrik Sandberg has been appointed as acting deputy CEO at Landshypotek Bank. The appointments are effective as of 1 June 2017.

The Board of Landshypotek Bank is in the process of recruiting a new CEO at Landshypotek Bank after Liza Nyberg who will become CEO at Collector. During the recruitment process the Board is now appointing Catharina Åbjörnsson Lindgren, currently General Counsel, as acting CEO, and Fredrik Sandberg, currently CFO, as acting deputy CEO.

- We believe it is important to have continuity in the leadership also during the recruitment process. It is important for the organisation and in order for us to keep up the speed in our current development, says Henrik Toll, Chairman of the Board of Landshypotek Bank.

The main purpose of Landshypotek Bank is to finance Swedish farming and forestry, but is also offering savings products to the general public since a couple of years. During the spring 2017 the bank has also launched an offering of mortgage loans to homeowners.

Catharina Åbjörnsson Lindgren previously worked at Nordea and begun at Landshypotek Bank in 2010. During the years at Landshypotek Bank she has been a member of senior management and been a strong contributor to the bank’s development.

- Every day I see the great potential and power among our co-workers and in the bank’s strategic re-positioning. I am looking forward to continuing our development and expanding our product offering to additional customer groups and with an increased customer focus. It is of course both very exciting and challenging to get the opportunity to lead this great bank, says Catharina Åbjörnsson Lindgren, new as acting CEO at Landshypotek Bank.

For further information please contact:

Tomas Uddin, Head of Market and Communication at Landshypotek Bank, +46 70 299 24 08

This information is information that Landshypotek Bank AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication at 16.00 CET on 30 May 2017.