FACTBOX: Potential candidates for Danske Bank be next CEO

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Denmark’s biggest lender, Danske Bank (DANSKE.CO) is centred on the search for a new Managing Director in the wake of a money-laundering scandal to $235 billion in transactions, to pass that through its branch in Estonia.

CEO Thomas borrowing resigned this month and interim CEO Jesper Nielsen is responsible, until a permanent replacement is selected.

on Wednesday fell Danske plans, Jacob Aarup-Andersen, his wealth to appoint management Chief as CEO, after the Danish financial supervisory authority said that he lacked sufficient experience.

the following are some of the people who have been mentioned by analysts as potential candidates or in the Danish media:


of the 53-year-old Dane has since 2013 Chief Executive of Danish Mortgage Bank and Nykredit Bank after spending 13 years at Nordea.

he began his career in the former University Bank, previously one of Denmark’s largest, the later part of Nordea.

in the year 2016, Rasmussen of one of the most reviled men in Denmark, was list as he led a price increase on home-equity loans for customers to raising capital for a planned stock for Nykredit.

the offer was eventually abandoned when supporters outside the stock exchange came to the front.

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of the 49-year-old was head of European fixed-income securities and commodities at Morgan Stanley (MS. N) since 2016 and is one of the most prolific Danes on the international financial scene.

Horder began his career at Goldman Sachs, but moved to Morgan Stanley for five years, to be head of the company life and pensions in the European Union.

he co-head took the prices for two years on his current job after serving as global.

Morgan Stanley declined comment.


of the 56-year-old Swede is a former CEO of Swedish Bank SEB (SEBa.ST), one of the biggest Scandinavian banks and current partner in Swiss Bank Lombard Odier. SLOM, responsible for finances.

while head of SEB, she was the second woman in Europe by the Fortune magazine.

Lombard Odier declined comment.


Larsen, 54, under the leadership of the global investment programme at Canadian Ontario teachers’ pension plan for two and a half years, until he moved back to Denmark in spring moved pension and became a Board member of Kirk capital to Finance holding company for the family behind LEGO toys.

he was chief investment officer of Denmark’s largest pension fund ATP from 1999 to 2010 and CFO in Novo a/s (now Novo holding) for nine months.

he began his career in the Danish Ministry of finance moved to the Danish Central Bank.


bright man, 48, is since 2016 chief finance officer at Nykredit. Before that, he headed the Nordea banking in Denmark for two years. He was State Secretary at the Danish Ministry of finance from 2010 to 2014.


Poulsen, 51, has been President and CEO of the world’s largest offshore-windparkentwickler, Denmark-based Ørsted (ORSTED.CO), since 2012. before that, he led Danish Telecom TDC.

Poulsen worked for well-known names such as Novo Nordisk, McKinsey & Co., LEGO and KKR.

Poulsen is also Chairman of the Audit Committee at ISS, Deputy Chairman of the Kinnevik and Advisor to EQT Partners.


Stendevad, 45, who was former Chairman of Denmark’s biggest Pension Fund, ATP, hired last year as a senior fellow at the Connecticut-based hedge fund of Bridgewater associates.

before joining ATP from 2013 to 2016 he Division in New York, in the direction of its global corporate finance advisory team was Managing Director at Citi investment banking.

before his ten-year tenure at Citi he worked for McKinsey in New York and Copenhagen.


Denmark, Bonnesen, 62, took over as Chief Executive of Sweden’s Swedbank in 2016. She held a variety of leadership positions because she worked what would later become Swedbank more than 30 years ago.

reporting through Copenhagen Newsroom; Editing by Alexandra Hudson

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