Swedbank sacks CEO amid money laundering scandal

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By Jasper Cox
28 Mar 2019

Swedbank has removed its CEO and president, Birgitte Bonnesen, as revelations about potential money laundering at the Swedish bank exploded in recent days.

CFO Anders Karlsson has been appointed acting president and CEO, after the board of directors removed Bonnesen on Thursday morning.

“The developments during the past days have created an enormous pressure for the bank,” said chair Lars Idermark. “Therefore, the board has decided to dismiss Birgitte Bonnesen from ...

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