Handelsbanken have appointed a new female CEO

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 One of Sweden’s biggest bank have appointed Carina Akerstrom as CEO. Akerstrom has worked at Handelsbanken since 1986 and has been Deputy CEO since 2016. She will have to deal with some challenges the bank has had in the past years, including high cost to income ratio, weaknesses in its systems for combating financial crime as well as complaints of staff abuse. which has resulted in the resignation of two senior bankers.

 Bloomberg, Niklas Magnusson , February 18th 2019