Skagen shakes up CEO/CIO roles

Søeberg joined as a portfolio manger in 2011 and added the CIO role in January 2015.

Rød has previous experience as CIO from his overall 25 years of working in Nordic and international asset management. He joined Skagen in September 2012 and was appointed CEO in January 2015.

An ongoing search for a permanent CIO has been initiated by the manager.

Skagen has been growing its fund range and distribution across Europe in recent years, as well as effecting the return of Filip Weintraub as portfolio manager, having previously left to set up the Labrusca Family Office in Stockholm.



Jonathan Boyd
Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope. Jonathan has over two decades of media experience in Japan, Australia, Canada and the UK. Over the past 17 years he has been based in London writing about funds and investments. From editing the newsletter of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Japan in the 1990s he now focuses on Nordic markets for InvestmentEurope. Jonathan was awarded Editor of the Year at the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards 2017. Shortlisted for the same in 2016, he was also shortlisted in 2017 and 2015 for the broader PPA Awards category Editor of the Year (Business Media).

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