Board of Directors

The Company’s board members who are elected by the Shareholders’ Meeting are elected annually by the Annual General Meeting for the period until the next Annual General Meeting.

According to the Articles of Association, the Board of Directors shall consist of no less than three (3) and no more than eight (8) ordinary board members elected by the shareholders Meeting, without deputies.

The board members are presented in greater detail below:

 

Person
Richard Ridinger
Born 1958
Elected to the Board in 2021

Richard Ridinger

Position

Chairman of the Board

Experience

CEO of Lonza 2012-2019; prior to becoming CEO at Lonza, he was responsible for Care Chemicals, the largest group at Cognis, a former division of Henkel

Education

Master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Karlsruhe in Germany

Steven Klosk
Born 1957
Board member since 2021

Steven Klosk

Position

Board member

Experience

Inter alia: CEO and Director of Cambrex Corporation

Education

Law Education at New York Law School and industrial & labour relations at Cornell University

Keatley
Born 1957
Board member since 2021

Mark Keatley

Position

Board member

Experience

Inter alia: Chief Financial Officer STADA  AG and Actavis Group; Board member of MS Pharma and Medichem SA; a senior partner at Albrecht Prock & Partners AG

Education

History and International Relations at Cambridge University; Master of Business Administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business

Thomas Eldered
Born 1960
Board member since 1994

Thomas Eldered

POSITION

Board member

Experience

Co-Founder of Recipharm; CEO of Recipharm AB 2008 – present; Vice President, Recip AB 1995-2007; Factory manager, Pharmacia 1990–1995    

EDUCATION

M.Sc. in Industrial and Management Engineering, Linköping Institute of Technology, 1985

Lars B
Born 1952
Board member since 1994

Lars Backsell

Position

Board member

Experience

Chairman and Co-Founder of Recipharm; CEO Recip AB 1995-2007, Business Area Manager OTC Pharmacia AB 1991–1995

Education

B.Sc., Stockholm School of Economics 1978;  AMP Insead, France, 1989

Erika Henriksson
Born 1981
Board member since 2021

Erika Henriksson

Position

Board member - EQT Representative

Experience

Partner at EQT Private Equity since August 2007; SEB Enskilda at the corporate finance division in Stockholm 2004-2007

Education

M.Sc. in Business Administration; major in Finance from the Stockholm School of Economics

H Giver
Born 1989
Board member since 2021

Henrik Giver

Position

Board member - EQT Representative

Experience

Director at EQT Private Equity since March 2014; J.P. Morgan, the Nordic M&A team, London, 2012-2014

Education

B.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration, the Stockholm School of Economics