Folke Friis-Frederiksen

Folke Friis-Frederiksen provides deep market insights to clients across the banking, insurance, asset management and pension industries. Based in Copenhagen, Folke leverages his 25 years of experience to help both regional and international clients solve their most challenging problems. Along with recruiting for company-wide leadership positions, Folke has specialized experience recruiting CFOs across sectors, as well as working with private equity companies. He is a member of Russell Reynolds Associates’ Financial Services Sector. Folke brings a wealth of executive search knowledge to his clients. He previously worked for another leading global executive search firm, where built the financial services business in Denmark. He also worked at a third executive search firm, where he was a partner in the financial services group. Folke began his career in the financial services sector at Goldman Sachs and several Nordic firms.
Folke holds an MSc in economics from Copenhagen University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He speaks Danish, English, Norwegian and Swedish.
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