Central Banking

Lars Heikensten new Governor at Riksbank

PRESS RELEASE

Lars Heikensten new Governor Eva Srejber First Deputy Governor

2002-06-13

The General Council of the Riksbank were today unanimous in their appointment of Lars Heikensten as new Governor of the Riksbank to succeed Urban Backstrom. Heikensten was appointed for a period of six years with effect from 1 January 2003. At the same time, the General Council unanimously agreed to appoint Eva Srejber as member of the Executive Board for a period of six years with effect from 2003. Mrs Sre