Wallenberg is Chairman of the Board of Investor AB and Vice-Chairman
of SEB, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB and a Board member
of the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. AB.
Born in Stockholm 1956, Mr. Wallenberg
was educated at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania,
where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics in 1980
and an MBA in 1981.
After extensive training programs
at a number of international banks Jacob Wallenberg joined
SEB in 1984 and held various posts at the bank in primarily
in Sweden but also in Singapore, Hong Kong, London and New
From 1990 to 1992, Mr. Wallenberg
was Deputy Managing Director of Investor AB, an investment
company with substantial interests in several major Swedish
After rejoining the SEB Group in
1993, Mr. Wallenberg was appointed CEO in 1997 and was Chairman
of the Board between 1998-2005.
Mr. Wallenberg serves also on the
Boards of Atlas Copco AB (Vice Chairman), SAS AB (Vice Chairman)
and ABB. Mr. Wallenberg also serves on a number of non-corporate
Boards such as the Nobel Foundation.
Mr. Wallenberg attended the Royal
Swedish Naval Academy and is today an Officer in the Royal
Swedish Naval Reserve.
He is married to Marie, has
three children and outside family life he enjoys golf and