Board of Directors and Management

Management

Ulf Bladin CEO

CEO since 1 July 2020. 

Ulf Bladin is a Bachelor of Medicine from Karolinska Institutet, holds a Master of Business Administration and an MSc from the Stockholm School of Economics. Ulf has previously been General Manager, Vice President of the EMEA region at Hycor Biomedical, Vice President Commercial Operations Europe at Thermo Fisher Scientific Immuno Diagnostics Division, and Vice President with Global Responsibility for Marketing, Health Economy, Corporate Communications, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs at Phadia. He has also held leading commercial positions in the pharmaceutical industry at Pfizer and Merck Sharp & Dohme. Board member of Spectracure AB and Lumito AB.

Board of Directors

Ingemar Kihlström Chairman of the Board

Education and background: Bachelor's Degree in chemistry and biology, doctor of physiology from Uppsala University, and associate professor at Uppsala University. Consultant in biotechnology and finance. Kihlström has previously worked with research and development and business development during the period 1982-1996 at both Astra AB and Pharmacia AB. Subsequently worked as a pharmaceutical analyst in the financial industry at Swedbank, Aros Securities and ABG Sundal Collier, among others. Currently Chair of the Board of Ilya Pharma AB, Miris Holding AB, Sensidose AB and SpectraCure AB. Board member of: Attana AB, Emplicure AB, Health Invest AB, Prolight Diagnostics AB and Respiratorius AB.

Masoud Khayyami Board Member

Education and background: PhD in Chemistry at Lund University. Solid experience from research, medicine, medtech and the biotechnology sectors. Solid entrepreneurial experience (e.g. Prolight Diagnostics AB, Lumito AB and Gasporox AB) and an expert in applied medicine, microbiology and biotech, especially in the development of different types of biomolecules for commercial use and research in biological applications. Board member in both medtech companies and other companies. Engaged in Prolight Diagnostics since 1999, and founder of the company.

Maria Holmlund Board Member

Education and background: Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry and Biology from Uppsala University and a Master of Science from the University of North Carolina. 30 years of experience in the life science and diagnostics field. Worked in senior positions with a focus on marketing in international diagnostics companies such as Pharmacia Diagnostics, Boehringer Mannheim, Roche Scandinavia, Phadia and Thermo Fisher Scientific. Board member of Biovica AB. CEO of Prolight Diagnostics AB between 2016-2020.

Ulf Bladin CEO and Board Member

Ulf Bladin is a Bachelor of Medicine from Karolinska Institutet, holds a Master of Business Administration and an MSc from the Stockholm School of Economics. Ulf has previously been General Manager, Vice President of the EMEA region at Hycor Biomedical, Vice President Commercial Operations Europe at Thermo Fisher Scientific Immuno Diagnostics Division, and Vice President with Global Responsibility for Marketing, Health Economy, Corporate Communications, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs at Phadia. He has also held leading commercial positions in the pharmaceutical industry at Pfizer and Merck Sharp & Dohme. Board member of Spectracure AB and Lumito AB.