Swedish financial regulator to become next Riksbank governor

Erik Thedéen
Erik Thedéen
Photo: Finansinspektionen

Sweden’s central bank governor Stefan Ingves will step down at the end of this year, to be replaced by the country’s chief financial regulator.

Ingves has been head of Sveriges Riksbank since January 2006 and will leave office when his fourth term ends on December 31. The Riksbank’s 11-member general council, which decides on the appointment of senior officials, said on June 17 that Erik Thedéen would be the next governor.

The governing council’s head and deputy head said it had unanimously

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