Prestigious awards for The Co-operative Group

Prestigious awards for The Co-operative Group
The Co-operative Group has scooped two titles at the prestigious Retail Week Awards, including being named Responsible Retailer of the Year for the second year in succession.
It also won the Product Innovation of the Year category, for its “free from” petfood range, at the annual awards which celebrate excellence in […]

Unique Co-operative online TV channel launched

Unique Co-operative online TV channel launched
A unique digital TV channel that offers instant access to video content about The Co-operative and its ethical projects was officially launched today (14 April)
The Co-operative.tv is a global online website that contains many videos and TV programmes which until now were almost impossible for members and other interested parties […]

Environmental qualifications for Co-operative Farm managers

Environmental qualifications for Co-operative Farm managers
Two managers of sites run by The Co-operative Farms have earned important environmental qualifications.
James Taylor, who runs The Co-operative’s farm at Down Ampney, in Gloucestershire, and Keith Daly, who runs a farm near Ongar in Essex, have both completed a Biodiversity and Environmental Training for Advisers (BETA) qualification run by […]

Directed offer for C-shares for Long Term Incentive Programme 2009

Directed offer for C-shares for Long Term Incentive Programme 2009
The Board of Directors of Nordea Bank AB (publ) has today, in accordance with an authorisation given by the Annual General Meeting on 2 April 2009, decided on a directed offer for the acquisition of shares to the subscriber of C-shares in Nordea, ie Royal […]

Quarterly Report January - March 2009

Quarterly Report January - March 2009
Strong start of the year
Total income up 5%, excluding non-recurring items, from the fourth quarter and up 16% from the first quarter last year, strong result in Capital Markets and Treasury operations
Risk-adjusted profit up 21% from the fourth quarter, up 38% from the first quarter 2008
Cost/income […]

Nordea appoints Jan Larsson as head of Group Identity and Communications

Nordea appoints Jan Larsson as head of Group Identity and Communications
He joins Nordea from the position as a consultant at McKinsey & Co. In 2004-2006, he served as State Secretary at the Prime Minister’s office, and before that he has held positions as Chief Press Secretary and Chief Speech Writer for the Swedish Prime […]

Nordea’s result for the first quarter 2009 will be presented on Wednesday 29 April 2009

Nordea’s result for the first quarter 2009 will be presented on Wednesday 29 April 2009
The press release will be published approximately 8.00 CET.
Press and analyst conference
Time: 9.00 CET
Place: Smålandsgatan 17, Stockholm
Christian Clausen, President and Group CEO, will present the results and answer questions. Group CFO Fredrik Rystedt and Group CRO Carl-Johan Granvik […]

Nordea’s Annual General Meeting 2009

Nordea’s Annual General Meeting 2009
2.4.2009 20:45 (GMT + 2)
Today’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Nordea Bank AB (publ) approved the income statement and balance sheet for 2008. The meeting decided on a dividend payment of 0.20 euro per share and that the record date would be 7 April 2009. A decision was also taken concerning […]

Swiss Re reveals modest growth in UK group death benefits and income protection, and substantial growth in critical illness in 2008

Swiss Re reveals modest growth in UK group death benefits and income protection, and substantial growth in critical illness in 2008
Today, Swiss Re launches a new report covering the latest trends in group risk business in the UK. Based on data contributed to Swiss Re by the UK’s leading group risk providers, Group Watch 2009 […]

Swiss Re appoints Agostino Galvagni as Chief Operating Officer - Swiss Re delivers against key priorities: focus on core business, reinforce financial strength and simplify the organisation

Swiss Re appoints Agostino Galvagni as Chief Operating Officer - Swiss Re delivers against key priorities: focus on core business, reinforce financial strength and simplify the organisation
Swiss Re announced today that it has named Agostino Galvagni as Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committee, effective 1 May 2009. To enhance the company’s leading […]