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Through a decentralized work approach, Handelsbanken builds long-term customer relationships with private and business customers in Sweden, Norway, the UK and the Netherlands. The bank strives to offer customers personal advice along with relevant products and services.

Handelsbanken’s business model is based on a focus on the products, services and markets in which the bank has a high level of expertise, good earnings and strong development potential. These areas are in financing and savings. The bank’s core customers include private individuals, property companies and small businesses. Customers are offered personalized advice through in-person meetings as well as in digital channels. Operations are conducted with long-term stable finances, sustainable corporate responsibility, low risk tolerance, low costs and focus on achieving the highest level of capital efficiency possible.

Active owner position since 1980.



CEO: Carina Åkerström
Chairman: Pär Boman

Nominating committee representative: Helena Stjernholm
Board members with ties to Industrivärden: Pär Boman and Fredrik Lundberg


Last update: 23 May 2023