SWEDEN - Gartmore has made two promotions at its Stockholm office.
Patrik Silfverling becomes head of sales, Nordic Region, and Robert Elfstrom is promoted to sales manager, also for the Nordic Region.
Silfverling joined Gartmore in January 2002 from Fidelity Investments International in Stockholm where he was sales manager for the Nordics. He also held positions at Banco Fonder and Hagströmer & Qviberg, both in Stockholm.
Elfstrom joined Gartmore in April 2001 from media broker firm, Mediakontakt. Prior to this, he spent two years in sales positions also with the Banco Fonder Group in Stockholm.
Steen Steincke, head of global bancassurance at Gartmore, said: The promotion of Patrik and Robert demonstrates that Gartmore is committed to incentivising employees to develop within the company. Both Patrik and Robert have an excellent understanding of the Nordic financial sector and they are both looking forward to the challenges that their new roles have created.”
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