Gunilla Hellqvist appointed to AP1 board

The Swedish government has appointed Gunilla Hellqvist as a new member of the First AP Fund's board.

Hellqvist is senior vice president and chief operating officer for the European marketplaces at Nasdaq. She has worked at Nasdaq for over 25 years and has a long career behind her in financial markets, with previous positions at the Riksbank and OMX. She is also a board member of Nasdaq Stockholm AB, Nasdaq Copenhagen AB and Nasdaq Vilnius Services.

Members of the AP funds' boards are appointed by law on the basis of their ability to promote fund management. According to practice, they are appointed for one year at a time, with a limitation of about eight years. All currently appointed members are appointed until the government approves the AP funds' profit and loss accounts for 2023.

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