Nordea appoints new chief economist in Finland

Martti Nyberg appointed Nordea's chief economist in Finland as of 1 June 2009. Martti Nyberg, 43 years of age, has a solid background in economics. He comes from a position as an economist at Finnish Business and Policy Forum, EVA. He also served formerly a researcher at the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, ETLA. - Nordea has contributed actively to the economic debate in Finland, a practice we wish to continue. Martti Nyberg's strong background in economic research and his international relations are valuable to Nordea. His experience further strengthens the already high competence of our research team, says Jukka Lepomäki, head of Sales & Research Finland and Baltics. For further information: Jukka Lepomäki, Markets, +358 9 165 59100, +358 50 66890 Kati Tommiska, Chief Press Officer, Finland, +358 9 165 42320 This announcement was originally distributed by Hugin. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.