Marcus Wallenberg, Jr.
|Marcus Wallenberg, Jr.|
Marcus Wallenberg during the 1960's
5 October 1899|
13 November 1982 83) (aged|
|Alma mater||Uppsala University|
Dorothy Mackay (1923–1935)|
Marianne De Geer af Leufsta (1937–1978)
Marcus Wallenberg |
|Awards||Knight of Royal Order of the Seraphim|
Marcus "Dodde" Wallenberg, Jr. RoKKMO (5 October 1899 in Stockholm, Sweden – 13 September 1982 in Stockholm), was a Swedish banker and business manager. He was the most influential representative for the Swedish industrial tradition and Swedish business’ during the 20th century. He was the CEO of Stockholms Enskilda Bank 1946–1958 and during half a century – from the early 1930s until his death 1982 – he led and reconstructed many of Sweden's largest companies. During World War Two Marcus together with Erik Boheman were appointed to conduct the Swedish trade negotiations.
Marcus Wallenberg had a big interest in sailing and tennis. He participated in the 1936 Olympic games and was a Swedish elite tennis player. He received a technological honorary degree from Royal Institute of Technology.