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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is ultimately responsible for the management and the organization of the Company. The members of the Board of Directors are elected at the Annual General Meeting and the Board of Directors shall be comprised of no less than five and no more than nine Directors with a maximum of four Deputy Directors. Swedish law allow for the relevant trade unions to appoint two Directors and two Deputy Directors. 

The Directors are appointed at the Annual General Meeting for a period of one year, i.e. up and until the next Annual General Meeting. Any vacancy in the Board of Directors may only be replaced through a resolution passed by the shareholders. The trade unions representing the employees at the Company may decide the term of the seat for their Board of Director representatives. The term for the employee representatives may, however, not exceed four years, but each such term may be prolonged without any limitation. 

The Annual General Meeting held on 26 April 2018 resolved to re-elect
Thomas Eklund, Karolina Lawitz, Nils Olof Björk, Peter Ehrenheim and Yvonne Mårtensson as Directors of the Board of Directors. Employee representatives are Love Amcoff, Annika Gärdlund (deputy) and Dan Ohlsson (deputy). Ove Mattsson has declined re-election.The Annual General Meeting appointed Thomas Eklund as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

The Annual General Meeting 2018 resolved that the aggregate fee to the Board of Directors should be SEK 1 400 000, whereof SEK 500 000 shall be allocated to the Chairman of the Board of Directors and each other Director, that is not employed by the Company, shall be allocated SEK 225 000. In addition hereto, it was resolved that a fee of no more than SEK 145 000 should be reserved for the members of the Audit Committee, whereof SEK 75 000 should be allocated to the Chairman of the Audit Committee and SEK 35 000 each to the other two members of the Audit Committee. It was also resolved that a fee of no more than SEK 110 000 should be reserved for the members of the Compensation Committee, whereof SEK 60 000 should be allocated to the Chairman of the Compenstion Committee and SEK 25 000 each to the other two members of the Compensation Committee.

The work of the Board of Directors is governed by Rules of Procedure for the Board of Directors. These rules are reviewed at least once per year and then re-adopted by the Board of Directors. The Rules of Procedure for the Board of Directors is principally made up of guidelines for how the Board of Director shall carry out their duties, instructions for how to divide the responsibilities between the Board of Directors and the CEO and instructions for the Company’s financial reporting. 

Board of Directors

Thomas Eklund 

Born in 1967
MBA Stockholm School of Economics.
Chairman of the Board.
Profession: Independent Advisor, Consultant and Board Member.
Chairman of the Board of Moberg Pharma AB, Calliditas Teraputics AB and Itrim AB. Board member of Boule Diagnostics AB, Neoventa Medical AB, Memira AB and Rodebjer Form AB.

Nils-Olof Björk

Born in 1947
Ph. D. in Organic Chemistry with focus on solution chemistry and thermo dynamics. Studies in solid state chemistry and bio chemistry.
Profession: Management Consultant.
Chairman of the Board of Österlens Kraft AB, Österlens Kraft e.f., Airec AB, Björk Consulting AB and Nippon Sake Sweden AB

Karolina Lawitz

Born in 1956
Ph.D. in Medical Chemstry, Uppsala University.
Profession: Director, Red Glead Discovery. She has more than 28 years experience within peptide and organic synthesis with focus on heterocyclic chemistry.


Peter Ehrenheim

Born in 1955
M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. Management studies at IHM, Stockholm.
Profession: Entrepreneur.
Chairman of the Board of Boule Diagnostics AB, Sophion A/S, Grönsöö Säteri AB and Fjärdsundet Industri AB. Board member of Nanologica AB.

Yvonne Mårtensson


Yvonne Mårtensson

Born in 1953
M.Sc. Industrial Engineering and Management, Linköping University, Institute of Technology.
Profession: Consultant and Board Member.
Chairman of the Board of Elos Medtech AB. Board member of SwedenBio Service AB, SyntheticMR AB and 3BrainAG.
Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.

 

Love Amcoff

Born in 1974
Employee representative (Board member)
MSc Engineering Physics (Master of Science), Uppsala University
Profession: Systems Engineer
Empolyee since: 2012

annika-gardlund

 

Annika Gärdlund

Born in 1966
Employee representative (Board member)
Uppsala University
Profession: Senior Accountant
Employee since: 2005

Dan Ohlson

 

Dan Ohlsson

Born in 1980
Employee representative (deputy)
MSc in Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology
Profession: Senior Electronic Engineer
Employee since: 2017