Suède – Lundi 22/10/2018 – “Ils Bougent”. energiesdelamer.eu. Swedbank recruits Andreas Wallström as new Head of Forecasting and Deputy Head of Macro Research. Andreas comes from a role as Chief Analyst at Nordea, and has previously held several senior positions and expert assignments, i.e. at the Swedish Ministry of Finance and the European Commission.
The Macro Research team is responsible for all global, regional and national macro analysis at Swedbank. The team consists of highly skilled and well-known experts, that among other things, is recognized for the Swedbank Economic Outlook (SEO); a quarterly recurrent report focusing on macro analysis of the Swedish and Baltic markets, the global economy and an in-depth analysis of current market factors.
"I am very pleased to welcome Andreas Wallström to Swedbank. Andreas has a very high level of expertise and solid experience of macro research. He has covered topics central for our customers, particularly the housing market and sustainability. Andreas is recognized for his ability to communicate complex matters to a broad audience, and he will complete the team in an excellent way”, says Anna Breman, Group Chief Economist and Head of Macro Research at Swedbank.
Andreas Wallström will begin his new role at Swedbank in January 2019, and report to Group Chief Economist Anna Breman.
“I am thrilled to join Swedbank and the Macro Research team. Swedbank´s analyses are well-known for its high quality and there is a large confidence in Swedbank´s expertise. My ambition is to contribute to generating high customer value from our macro analyzes and to actively work with knowledge-sharing to a broad target group," says Andreas Wallström.
Swedbank encourages a sound and sustainable financial situation for the many households and businesses. As a leading bank in the home markets of Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Swedbank offers a wide range of financial services and products. Swedbank has over 7 million retail customers and around 618 000 corporate customers and organisations with 191 branches in Sweden and 125 branches in the Baltic countries. The group is also present in other Nordic countries, the US and China. As of 30 June, 2018 the group had total assets of SEK 2 646 billion