Two new members have been appointed to the Board of Directors of Resurs Holding; Mariana Burenstam Linder and Marita Odelius Engström. The Resurs Group has also been further strengthened by two new members of its management team; Peter Rosén as CFO and Gunilla Wikman as Head of IR/Communication. Resurs Holding and its owners are currently assessing a range of strategic alternatives to support further growth and development of the business, including a possible listing.
The new board members will enhance the financial services sector experience of the board of Resurs Holding. Mariana Burenstam Linder is currently CEO of Burenstam & Partner AB, and on the board of Latour and BTS Group. She previously had a career within SEB. Marita Odelius Engström is currently the CEO of Fora and has previously worked at Skandia, KPMG Consulting and Finansinspektionen (Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority).
Resurs Holding has also been strengthened by the addition of two new executives to the management team. Peter Rosén has been appointed as CFO of Resurs Holding. Peter Rosén was previously the CFO of Flugger Group, a listed Danish company. Gunilla Wikman has been appointed as Head of IR/Communication, and has previously worked for SEB and Eltel.
The Resurs Group has grown significantly in the Nordic region in recent years both through organic growth and several successful acquisitions. To support further growth and development of the business, Resurs Holding and its owners are currently assessing a range of strategic alternatives, including a possible listing.
For more information, please contact
Kenneth Nilsson, CEO, firstname.lastname@example.org; +46 42 382 000
Gunilla Wikman, IR Manager, email@example.com; +46 707 638 125
About Resurs Holding
The Resurs Group, which operates through its subsidiaries Resurs Bank and Solid Insurance, is the leader in retail finance in the Nordic region, providing payment solutions, consumer loans and niche insurance products. Resurs has, since the foundation in 1977, established a base of more than 1,000 retail partners, totalling more than 30,000 stores. As a result, Resurs has created a customer base of approximately 5 million customers in the Nordic region. Resurs Bank has had a banking license since 2001 and is subject to the supervision of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. The Resurs Group has operations in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. At the end of 2014, the Resurs Group had approximately 680 employees and a total loan portfolio of approximately SEK 14 billion.
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