Bankgirot recruits from Klarna

8/24/2017 Bankgirots continues to develop the commercial expertise in the company when Pehr Olofsson from Klarna is appointed new CFO.

It will be a fun challenge, as CFO, to develop financial management and efficiency in Bankgirot, Sweden's most experienced fintech company. The combination of Bankgirot's central position and combination of experience and innovation in the payment area is exciting, says Pehr Olofsson.

Pehr Olofsson has solid experience in banking and finance.

Pehr will provide a strong addition to the management with his skills in card payments, financing and payment solutions. Among other things that adds to our customer focus. says Jeanette Jäger CEO of Bankgirot.

Earlier in his career, Pehr has had roles as CFO within Swedbank, both for the Baltic operations and Sales & Service. He has also developed operational models for retail customers. Pehr Olofsson will start the new job as CFO during the fall.

Bankgirot is Sweden's most experienced fintech company and a European clearing house that has delivered market-leading financial infrastructure to banks, payment institutions and companies since 1959. Through innovative solutions in the payment area, Bankgirot today handles 5 million transactions of nearly SEK 60 billion daily. The company employs about 260 employees and includes the financial infrastructures Bankgirot and Real-Time Payments. The company develops and manages services such as Swish, Autogiro and electronic identification and signing.

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