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Jacob Wallenberg

Jacob Wallenberg

Swedish banker and industrialist
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Intro Swedish banker and industrialist
Countries Sweden
Occupations Entrepreneur Banker
Gender male
Birth 13 January 1956 (Stockholm, Stockholm Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden)
Family
Father: Peter Wallenberg, Sr.
Siblings: Peter Wallenberg
Education The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Stockholm School of Economics
Jacob Wallenberg
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Biography

Jacob Wallenberg (born 1956) is a Swedish banker and industrialist, currently serving as a board member for multiple companies. The Guardian has once quoted him as the prince in Sweden's royal family of finance.

Early life

Wallenberg was born in 1956 in Stockholm. His father, Peter Wallenberg, Sr., was a banker. His mother is Suzanne Grevillius. He is a member of the prominent Swedish Wallenberg family.

Wallenberg holds a B.Sc. Economics and M.B.A. from the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania. He is also a Reserve Officer in the Swedish Navy.

Career

Wallenberg served as the chairman of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken.

Wallenberg served on the board of directors of Atlas Copco, SAS Group, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, ABB Group, Ericsson, The Coca-Cola Company, Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, Investor and Stockholm School of Economics.

Wallenberg is Knight of the Order of the Seraphim. He serves on the steering committee of the Bilderberg Group.

In December 2016, Wallenberg argued that the United Kingdom was no longer his first choice for investments as a result of the Brexit vote.

Honours

  • ribbon bar Order of the Rising Sun, 2nd Class, Gold and Silver Star (2018)
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