Marcus Wallenberg to hold business talk in Singapore

The European Chamber of Commerce, Singapore (EuroCham) and the Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Singapore (SwedCham) have announced the inaugural Schuman Business Talk, kicking off with one of the most prominent business leaders from Sweden as Guest of honour and key-note speaker: Mr Marcus Wallenberg of Sweden!

Marcus Walenberg. Photo: Embassy of Sweden, Singapore

Registration for the event that takes place on 3 July 2018 at 8:30 am – 10:30 am is now open via The venue is the NTU – Novena Campus.

Mr Stefano Poli, President EuroCham/Mr Jan Sternström, President SwedCham, as well as Prof Subra Suresh, President, Nanyang Technological University will give their opening remarks.

The Schuman Business Talk series aim to feature prominent European Business leaders who are eager to inspire and to empower the future of business leadership in Europe, Singapore and the rest of the world.

Marcus Wallenberg is since 2005 the Chairman of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB), a North European financial group for 400,000 corporate customers, and 5 million private customers. SEB has local presence in the Nordic and Baltic countries and in Germany.

Mr Wallenberg is also the Chairman of Saab AB and FAM AB, and serves on the boards of Investor AB, AstraZeneca Plc, the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and Temasek Holdings Ltd. He is the former Chairman of LKAB and Electrolux AB.

He held the position as Chairman and Honorary Chairman of ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) from 2006 to July 2010. From 1999 to 2005, Mr Wallenberg was President and CEO of Investor AB, after having served as Executive Vice-President of the company for six years. Prior to this he was Director of Stora Feldmühle in Düsseldorf for three years.

Mr Wallenberg earned a B. Sc of Foreign Service from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and began his career at Citibank in New York 1980, followed by various positions at Deutsche Bank in Germany, S G Warburg Co Ltd in London and Citicorp in Hong Kong.

Venue: NTU – Novena Campus, 11 Mandalay Road, Singapore. Breakfast in buffet style will be served. Fee: EuroCham Members $35 (for SwedCham members also), supporting organizations: $35Non Members: $55.

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