Jens Henriksson new honorary doctor at LUSEM

Published: 2021-12-29

Lund University School of Economics and Managment has appointed Jens Henriksson, CEO of Swedbank, as its 2022 honorary doctor. He will be promoted at a ceremony in Lund on 3 June.

Jens Henriksson (born 1967) is CEO of Swedbank and has close ties to Lund and Lund University. He holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from LTH and a Master of Business Administration from Lund University School of Economics and Management.

He has worked for the Ministry of Finance under four different finance ministers. He has also served as Executive Director of the IMF, CEO of Stockholmsbörsen and CEO of Folksam. He took up his most recent position in 2019, as CEO and President of Swedbank.

Read the official announcement and a short interview with Jens, the Dean of LUSEM and the Professor of Economics that initiated the nomination of Jens Henriksson as the LUSEM 2022 Honorary Doctor (in Swedish)