The owners of P27 and Bankgirot have appointed Martin Johansson as Chairperson

Martin Johansson is a senior advisor within SEB and has broad experience from the financial industry, including as Head of Operations & Technology and as CIO in SEB as well as head of Citigroup in Canada. Martin Johansson has also had a leading role in establishing the private-public collaboration SAMLIT between the banks and the police in Sweden

“I look forward to leading both boards in Bankgirot and P27 in their work to modernize and future-proof the Swedish payment infrastructure”, says Martin Johansson.

The change of chair came into effect in July for Bankgirot, and comes to effect in August 2023 for P27. The election of new chairman of the board is subject to customary management suitability assessment and owner management suitability assessment with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.

P27 owns Bankgirot, and the owner banks, Danske Bank, Handelsbanken, Nordea, SEB and Swedbank have a long-term commitment to deliver a future-proof payment infrastructure for the Swedish market.

For information in Swedish: Ägarbankerna har utnämnt Martin Johansson till styrelseordförande i P27 och Bankgirot

About P27

P27 Nordic Payments Platform AB is a company owned by six of the largest banks in the Nordics; Danske Bank, Handelsbanken, Nordea, OP Financial Group, SEB and Swedbank. Together with its subsidiary Bankgirot, P27 work to create a target state for the future of Swedish payment infrastructure.

About Bankgirot

Bankgirot is a Swedish clearing house with over 60 years of experience in delivering market leading financial infrastructure. Every day, 9 million transactions worth SEK 84 billion flow through Bankgirot’s payment systems. Our 160 employees are responsible for the Bankgiro system and payments in Realtime. Bankgirot’s systems enable payment services including Swish, Autogiro (Direct Debit) and electronic invoicing. We guarantee the payment market under licence from the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.

For further information, please contact:

Annica Strahner, Head of Communications

Phone: +46 723 22 52 50