Nordea Bank appoints Frank Vang-Jensen as new president and group CEO

The board of directors of Nordea Bank has appointed Frank Vang-Jensen as new president and group chief executive officer. Vang-Jensen was formerly head personal banking for the group and a member of group executive management committee. He joined Nordea, the largest financial services group in the Nordic region and one of the biggest banks in Europe, in 2017 as head of personal banking and country senior executive for Denmark before taking his current role last year.

Nordea Bank appoints Frank Vang-Jensen as new president and group CEO

Sep 16, 2019

The board of directors of Nordea Bank has appointed Frank Vang-Jensen as new president and group chief executive officer. Vang-Jensen was formerly head personal banking for the group and a member of group executive management committee. He joined Nordea, the largest financial services group in the Nordic region and one of the biggest banks in Europe, in 2017 as head of personal banking and country senior executive for Denmark before taking his current role last year.

Speakers announced for Lease Conference Istanbul 2019

The Alta Group and Invigors have revealed some of the key speakers for their November conference in Istanbul, Turkey. Delegates have been invited to the event from more than 100 countries and regions, ranging from central and eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, to China and the USA.

Speakers announced for Lease Conference Istanbul 2019

Sep 13, 2019

The Alta Group and Invigors have revealed some of the key speakers for their November conference in Istanbul, Turkey. Delegates have been invited to the event from more than 100 countries and regions, ranging from central and eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, to China and the USA.

How a diverse culture helps move a business forward

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace has been a key subject of debate for a number of years, but despite its importance challenges remain. While many industries and individual organisations are succeeding in creating winning diversity strategies, others have struggled to create a culture of inclusion. Ylva Oertengren from Simply and Karima Haji from Auto Novo provide their view on the way forward as senior executives in the finance industry.

How a diverse culture helps move a business forward

Sep 11, 2019

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace has been a key subject of debate for a number of years, but despite its importance challenges remain. While many industries and individual organisations are succeeding in creating winning diversity strategies, others have struggled to create a culture of inclusion. Ylva Oertengren from Simply and Karima Haji from Auto Novo provide their view on the way forward as senior executives in the finance industry.

Thought Leaders

Countdown to the ‘tipping point’ of Industry 4.0

Aug 08, 2019

Whilst most manufacturers understand the benefits of investing in digitalised technology, Industry 4.0 requires transformational change at a pace the majority of manufacturers are not yet matching, and time is running out, says Brian Foster, head of industry finance at Siemens Financial Services UK.

Appointments

Bibby Financial Services makes new senior appointment to drive innovation

Sep 06, 2019

Financial service provider Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has appointed a new global head of innovation to boost its global business offering and lead the development of new products and services. Jonathon Preen joins BFS with more than eight years of experience in the formation of new business models and leading innovation across a range of industries.

Leasing Professionals

Inspiring speaker to show power of positive thinking at next Young Business Finance Professionals event

Sep 06, 2019

The next Young Business Finance Professionals social event will be held on September 25 at the Hoxton Hotel in Holborn, London. Attendees at the event, held in association with The Leasing Foundation, will hear an inspiring presentation from Ed Jackson, a former professional rugby player whose decade-long career included playing for Bath, Wasps, London Welsh and the Gwent Dragons, before he suffered a spinal cord injury In 2017, which left him paralysed. Despite being told he might never walk again, Jackson defied the odds and got back on his feet after intensive rehabilitation.