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Banker

Birger Lonnquist, Swedish banker. Decorated knight Royal Order Vasa; recipient Royal medal.

Background

Lonnquist, Birger was born on April 16, 1924 in Malmo, Sweden. Son of Carl and Elsa (Zimmer) Lonnquist.

Education

Degree in social science, University Lund, 1949.

Career

With Foreign Exchange Control Office, 1949—1950. Member statistics & credit market departments Central Bank Sweden, 1950—1956. Secretary to board SwedBank, 1956—1960.

Deputy managing director, 1960—1971. Managing director, 1971—1984. Group chief executive SwedBank Group, Stockholm, 1977—1988.

Connections

Married Else Juhl Lonnquist, 1949. Children: Birgitta, Lars.

father:
Carl Lonnquist

mother:
Elsa (Zimmer) Lonnquist

spouse:
Else Juhl Lonnquist

children:
Birgitta Lonnquist

Lars Lonnquist