SEB is growing and investing in its corporate and institutional franchise in Germany. Fredrik Boheman, currently head of wealth management, has been appointed new head of SEB Germany. Boheman has a background in relationship and corporate banking, having been both head of merchant banking in Germany and SEB’s country manager for Germany. He will report to Magnus Carlsson, head of merchant banking.
Anders Johnsson, currently head of trading and capital markets within merchant banking, has been appointed head of wealth management. Johnsson has extensive experience of both capital markets and private banking. In his current role, he has contributed to further strengthening SEB’s number one position with corporate and institutional customers in the Nordic countries.
Joachim Alpen, currently head of foreign exchange (FX) within trading and capital markets, will assume the position of new head of trading and capital markets. Fredrik Barnekow, head of securities finance within merchant banking, has been appointed head of SEB Enskilda Equities. Both Alpen and Barnekow will report to Carlsson.
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