May 29, 2013
On 1 July 2013, the 50-year-old Thomas Mitchell, currently CEO of Danske Invest Management A/S, will take up the position as the new head of Danske Bank’s Personal Banking unit in Denmark. Jan Svarre left the position on 1 May and took up a position on the executive board of Sydbank.
Thomas Mitchell has been employed with Danske Bank Group since 1980 and has headed a number of areas, such as Private Banking in the Luxembourg subsidiary (1995-2000) and
personal customers in the then Banking Activities Denmark unit (2000-2002). Before becoming the CEO of Danske Invest, Thomas was a member of the executive board of Realkredit Danmark from 2003-2006. He was responsible for customers, sales and marketing.
In the past five years, Thomas has helped position Danske Invest among the leading Nordic unit trusts, boasting award-winning products and high customer-satisfaction rates. Among the achievements is Morningstar electing Danske Invest the best equity unit trust for five consecutive years.
In addition to his banking background, Thomas Mitchell is a graduate from INSEAD in France and London Business School. He is married, has five sons and lives in Holte.
“In Thomas Mitchell, we get an extremely experienced banker with extensive knowledge of personal banking,” says Tonny Thierry Andersen, Head of Personal Banking. “Throughout his career, positive customer contact has been a focal point for Thomas. He will be able to build on the positive initiatives that have already been taken in Personal Banking Denmark and I look forward to working with him.”
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