A more balanced growth going forward
swedish and baltic economies,
When you are in Vilnius, I recommend that you try their delicious dumplings and cold beetroot soup with boiled fresh potatoes - you will enjoy it:-).
PMI falls to 58.6 in March 2011 – after last year’s rebound, industrial activity is increasing more slowly
Purchasing Managers´ Index
Let me take this opportunity to share some ideas on the exciting changes we are currently experiencing within Swedbank Baltic Banking region. My work takes me to the Baltic countries every week. I am looking out of my office window in Riga headquarters, overlooking the river Daugava and the sunny Riga city centre. Spring is starting to be in the air.
On Wednesday, 30 March, I went with “Arena for growth” to the municipality of Östhammar, www.osthammar.se north of Stockholm. Östhammar is a little pearl of a town, with old wooden houses right on the Baltic Sea and an extensive cultural heritage.
Swedbank’s interim report January – March 2011 will be published at 07.00 CET on Thursday, 28 April. You are invited to participate in the following presentations:
This weekend I read a fantastic article in one of the daily newspapers that I want to share with you...
Don´t ignore the white swans!
To The Point
Economy remains strong, but confidence sags
The Swedish Economy,
I want to tell you about a prize we received last week. On March 24th, The Swedish Learning Association together with Promise, an e-learning trade organization, awarded Swedbank first prize for an e-learning product for our Environment and Sustainability e-learning course.
The global recovery has gained a footing –
but the risk of a backlash remains
I like the way Peter Norman, our own Minister for Financial Markets, compares the financial sector’s work to the circulation of blood in the human body, transporting life giving oxygen and nutrients where they are needed to drive growth. What a challenge. What a responsibility. But above all, what an opportunity.
At today's Annual General Meeting, Olav Fjell was elected to the Board of Directors. Current Board members Ulrika Francke, Göran Hedman, Lars Idermark, Anders Igel, Helle Kruse Nielsen, Pia Rudengren, Anders Sundström, Karl Henrik Sundström and Siv Svensson we re-elected. The Annual General Meeting re-elected Lars Idermark as Chair of the Board of Directors.
annual general meeting
On Saturday hundreds of millions of people in more than 4500 cities all over the world will raise a global voice for the future of the planet.
Tomorrow we have our Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the venue Cirkus on the island Djurgården just outside the Stockholm city center.
Our second TV commercial is now on air. After 6 weeks intense work with the agency Lowe Brindfors and Animation Studio Aardman – an emotional message about our bank as a true relationship partner to private and corporate customers is finally launched.