About us

Management & Directors


Berit Lindholm

Chief Executive Officer


Born 1965
Employed since 2015



Professional experience

COO Bluefish Pharmaceuticals AB
Head of Planning, AstraZeneca Sweden Operations, Business Relationship Director Operations IT AstraZeneca, Director Global Project and Change Management AstraZeneca, Plant Manager Sterile Solutions Freeze dried products AstraZeneca AB, Manager CMC & Labelling QA/QC Pharmacia & Upjohn Pharma Mälardalen



BSc Pharm, Faculty of Pharmacy Uppsala University
Helsinki University - Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, UK 



Anders Svensson

Chief Financial Officer

Born 1963
Employed since 2017


Professional experience

CEO, Aura Light US Inc
CFO, Aura Light Group AB
Group Controller, Aura Light International AB
Consulting Manager, Simple Concepts Scandinavia AB



MBA, Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Master of Laws, University of Lund

Erik Ekman

Chief Operating Officer

Born 1972
Employed since 2017


Professional experience

Global Business Change Lead, AstraZeneca, Director Turbuhaler Production, AstraZeneca Sweden Operation, Associated Director Nexium/Losec Production, Sweden Lead ERP, AstraZeneca, Head of Operations IT, Global Operations AstraZeneca.

Management Consultant, CapGeminiErnst&Young.

Project Manager and Business Developer, Cambrex.


MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management, Linköpings Tekniska Högskola, Sweden
Leadership training at Stockholm School of Economics, London Business School, and Warwick University.  

Vlastimir Zeman

Business Development Director


Born 1969
Employed since 2017

Professional experience
Executive Director Sales & Marketing International, Actavis/Allergan
Corporate Marketing Manager, Zentiva Group a.s.
Marketing Manager, Coloplast A/S
Sales Director, Novartis (CIBA Vision Division)
Marketing Manager, Schering-Plough CEAG


Doctor of Medicine (MD) - State Committee Examination Charles University Prague, Faculty of Medicine Plzeň, Czech Republic

Astha Sehgal

Manager - Human Resources

Born 1984
Employed since 2016


Professional experience

Assistant Manager-Human Resources, MSD Wellcome Trust Hilleman Laboratories

Assistant Manager-Human Resources, Avon Beauty Products

Executive-Human Resources, Avon Beauty Products

Officer-Human Resources, Avon Beauty Products


MBA, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, India

BBA, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, India

Kim Kjornas

VP - Marketing

Born 1955
Employed since 2017


Professional experience 
Exec. Director, Sales & Marketing, Europe, Actavis
Director BD, Actavis
Director, Sales & Marketing, PolyPeptide
Marketing Manager, Nycomed


M.Sc. Pharm. University of Copenhagen
Lean six-sigma (green belt)
Bachelor (HH) Accounting and Economics (Koebmandsskolen Copenhagen)
Statistics for experimenters (University of Copenhagen)


Head of Research & Development

Born 1977
Employed since 2011


Professional experience

Manager R&D formulation Bluefish Pharmaceuticals

Manager Formulation R&D, Shasun Pharmaceuticals,

Junior Manager Technology Transfer, Dr.Reddy's Laboratories,

Scientist Formulation R&D, Fourrts India Ltd, Medreich Sterilab Ltd.


M. Pharm. Annamalai University
B. Pharm. Dr.M.G.R Medical University
Project Management Professional (Certified PMP)


Board of Directors

Gerald Engström


Born 1948
Chairman since 2010
President and CEO, Systemair AB

Technical college engineer, studies in economics,
Stockholm University

Other directorships
Director: Systemair AB, Hanza Holding AB,
Färna Invest AB

Shareholding in Bluefish: 28 862 983  [1]

[1] Holdings privately or through companies as per 31 December 2015

Erika Kjellberg Eriksson

Board Director

Born 1962
Board Director since 2012
CEO Nexttobe AB


Other directorships
Board Chairman/Director in the portfolio companies of Nexttobe AB

Shareholding in Bluefish: -

Nivedan Bharadwaj

Board Director

Born 1970
Director since 2012
Founder of Fortune Stones Ltd., India

Professional experience 
Debt & Equity Group at Merrill Lynch, New York, USA

Owner/President Management Program at Harvard Business School, Boston, USA

Other directorships
Director, Trustees for Fortune Institute of International Business, a premier management institute in New Delhi, India.

Shareholding in Bluefish: -


[1] Holdings privately or through companies as per 31 December 2013

Karl Karlsson

Board Director

Born 1974
Founder of Bluefish Pharmaceuticals and Bord Director since 2005

Professional experience

President and CEO of Bluefish Pharmaceuticals 2005-2017

RDA Interactive LLC, 1997-2002, New York, USA
Studies- Owner/President Management Program
at Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Studies in Marketing and Business Administration,
George Mason University, Virginia, USA

Shareholding in Bluefish: 7 720 000
Holdings of options in Bluefish: 330 000