Ian Smith to assume role of Nordea’s CFO in Oct 2020

Maria Nikolova

Ian Smith will join Nordea in October 2020 and take on the position on 24 October 2020.

Ian Smith has been appointed Nordea’s new Group CFO, heading Group Finance. He will be a member of the Group Leadership Team and report to President and Group CEO Frank Vang-Jensen. Mr Smith will join Nordea in October 2020 and take on the position on 24 October 2020.

“I warmly welcome Ian to the Nordea team. I’m pleased to get him on board and look forward to working with him towards our common vision to be a strong and personal financial partner. At the same time I would like to thank Mark Kandborg, Group Treasurer, Head of Treasury & Asset and Liability Management, for stepping in as acting Group CFO and for his good work and efforts in this role”, says Frank Vang-Jensen.

As FinanceFeeds has reported, in April 2020, Mark Kandborg, Group Treasurer, Head of Treasury & Asset and Liability Management, was named acting Group CFO.

Ian Smith has an extensive background in the financial services sector in the UK and has held senior positions as Banking audit partner and later as Financial Services M&A leader at Deloitte. He has also served as Director of Group Finance at Lloyds Banking Group plc and at Halifax Bank of Scotland plc.

Ian Smith has a degree in Economics from the University of Aberdeen.

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