Talk with Jacob Wallenberg
28 April 2021 17:00 - 18:00
This event is co-organized by Swedish Chambers of Commerce and Nordic Chambers in the APAC region.
Jacob Wallenberg will reflect on the experiences of the past year from the perspective of the Wallenberg sphere as well as the challenges and opportunities for this year and also consider the opportunities for business in Asia, all in the context of the global challenges. There will be time for Q&A at the end of the presentation. The webinar will be moderated by Peter Ling-Vannerus, Chief Representative, SEB Beijing. We are grateful for the support from SEB in arranging this seminar.
Mr. Jacob Wallenberg
Jacob Wallenberg is Chair of the Board of Investor AB since 2005, a lead shareholder of Nordic-based global companies.
He is Vice Chair of ABB Ltd, Ericsson AB, FAM AB and Patricia Industries.
Mr. Wallenberg also serves on the Board of Nasdaq Inc and the Board of the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. He is a Member of the European Round Table for Industry and Member of its Steering Committee, as well as Chair of the ERT Committee on Trade and Market Access. He is also member of the Advisory Board of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management and member of the Trilateral Commission.
Mr. Wallenberg is a member of and Honorary Chair of IBLAC, the Mayor of Shanghai’s International Business Leaders Advisory Council. Jacob Wallenberg was the Chair of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) from 1998 to 2005 and Vice Chair from 2005 to 2014. Mr. Wallenberg was the CEO of the Bank in 1997 and EvP and in charge of Corporate and Investment banking 1995-1996.
Born in Stockholm 1956, Mr. Wallenberg was educated at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics in 1980 and an MBA in 1981.
Mr. Wallenberg attended the Royal Swedish Naval Academy and is today an Officer in the Royal Swedish Naval Reserve.
Mr. Peter Ling-Vannerus
Chief Representative, SEB Beijing, September 2016
Gobal Head, Subsidiary Financing, SEB HQ, 2010
I have previously worked as the head of SEB Branch, France as well as head of the SEB office in Brazil and Board member of the Brazilian Investment Bank, Banco Mercantil Finasa.
Long experience of working with emerging markets within all product areas and started my career in Peru working with the re-scheduling of the Peruvian debt.
Captain in the Reserves of the Swedish Coast Artillery, Royal Naval Academy
BSFS, Georgetown University, Washington, D. C.
Wallenberg Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
AMP, Insead, Fontainebleau