Financial and Capital Market Commission has approved the appointment of Johan Akerblom as Citadele’s Chairman of the Management Board

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As previously announced on 30 June 2020, the Supervisory Board of AS “Citadele banka” has appointed Johan Akerblom as Chairman of the Management Board and CEO. On 8 October 2020 the appointment has been approved by the Financial and Capital Market Commission.  

Johan Akerblom, who has more than 13 years of experience in financial sector, joined Citadele two years ago as Chief Financial Officer and has since successfully supported the Group’s strategic development and financial performance. Mr. Akerblom was appointed as acting Chairman of the Management Board as of 2 March 2020. Johan Akerblom does not hold any shares in AS “Citadele banka”.

About Citadele Bank

Citadele’s mission is to modernise the banking sector and offer more opportunities to clients and businesses throughout the Baltics; our aim is to become the Baltic banking champion.

Alongside traditional banking services, Citadele offers its clients a range of services based on next-generation financial technology, including, among other things, a modern mobile banking app, contactless and instant payments, modern client onboarding practices and technologically-enabled best-in-class customer service.

Citadele is the third largest bank in Latvia by number of clients. The Citadele Group is managed from Latvia. Its subsidiaries and branches operate in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Switzerland.

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