15 May 2019

Hammarskiöld Specialist Counsel Josefin Lindstrand Nominated to the Board of Swedbank

The nomination committee of Swedbank has this morning announced that it intends to nominate Josefin Lindstrand from the law firm  Hammarskiöld to be elected as a new board member of Swedbank. Josefin Lindstrand is a specialist counsel and a senior expert in Hammarskiöld’s Financial Regulatory team. As follows from Swedbank’s announcement, Mrs. Lindstrand’s acknowledged expertise in anti-money laundering regulation on a national and an international level is something that is expected to strengthen Swedbank’s board.

“The nomination of Josefin Lindstrand is not only a very honourable appointment for Josefin, it is also a recognition of Hammarskiöld’s capabilities and expertise in the financial regulatory and compliance area. As a firm, we are very proud of Josefin’s potential appointment”, says Managing Partner Sandra Kaznova.

“Josefin Lindstrand will be able to contribute to Swedbank with her high level of expertise and her sound judgement, two qualities that we treasure as firm. Josefin’s nomination demonstrates that such qualities are essential for an effective corporate governance in a complex regulatory environment”, says Mattias Anjou, partner and chair of Hammarskiöld’s banking and finance practice group.