Board of Directors Corporate Governance

Christian Kinch
Chairman of the Board
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Elected to the Board 2005

Born: 1966

Education: Stockholm School of Economics.

Background: Co-founder of Bactiguard. CEO of the Bactiguard Group since June 2015, and the periods 2005-2014 and 2015-2020. Resigned as CEO in February 2020. Chairman of the Board 2014-2015 and Board assignments in the Group since 2005. Founder and CEO of Kinchard AB and Netpharma AB.

Other assignments: Board member of Swecare AB. Chairman of the Board of SWIB Holding AB (holding company for Smartwise Sweden AB and Procella Therapeutics AB). Owner and Board member of KK Consult AB and KK Invest AB.

Shareholdings: 2,000,000 A shares via companies and 4,125,977 B shares through family, personal holdings

Jan Ståhlberg
Deputy Chairman of the Board
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Elected to the Board 2018

Born: 1962

Education: BSc Business and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics. Studies at the MBA programme at New York University, Stern School of Business.

Background: Deputy CEO and Deputy Chairman of EQT

Other assignments: Board member of Trelleborg AB and ITB-Med AB. Founder and CEO of Trill Impact AB.

Shareholdings: 3,354,387 B shares as personal holdings

Anna Martling
Board Member
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Elected to the Board 2019

Born: 1969

Education: MD, Karolinska Institutet. Board Certified Surgeon, Ph.D., Karolinska Institutet. Professor of Surgery, Karolinska Institutet.

Background: Dean Campus North, Karolinska Institutet, Senior Consultant Surgeon, Karolinska University Hospital, Research Group Leader, Karolinska Institutet. Previous board member of Radiumhemmets Forskningsfonder, the Cancer Association in Stockholm, and the Swedish Cancer Society. Member of the Board of Research at Karolinska Institutet and member of the Board of Research KI/SLL.

Other assignments: Board member of KI Cancer, StratCan and CIMED, Karolinska Institutet. Member of the Faculty Board, Karolinska Institutet.

Shareholdings: 3,423 B shares as personal holdings

Cecilia Edström
Board member & CEO
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Elected to the board 2020

Born: 1966

Education: BSc Business and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics

Background: Various positions at SEB, as well as in Group Management of Scania AB and TeliaSonera AB

Other assignments: Board member of Nordic Public Affairs AB

Shareholdings: 243,264 B shares as personal holdings

Thomas von Koch
Board member
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Elected to the Board 2019

Born: 1966

Education: BSc Business and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics.

Background: Co-founder of Bactiguard and Chairman of the Board 2005-2013. CEO of EQT.

Other assignments: Deputy Managing Partner in EQT Partners AB, EQT Partners AB, Board member Kochcompany AB and TomEnterprise AB.

Shareholdings: 2,000,000 A shares via companies and 4,125,878 B shares as personal holdings