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

Can Bektas

Chief Financial Officer

Born 1978
Employed since 2020

Professional experience
CFO, Bluefish Pharmaceuticals AB, CFO, SYSTRA Nordics AB, CFO , AstraZeneca AB in Saudi Arabia, Tax Director, AstraZeneca AB, Finance Director, AstraZeneca Operations AB, Finance Manager, AstraZeneca AB, Controller, AstraZeneca AB

MSc in Business Administration – Stockholm University, IFL Executive Program – Stockholm Business School pf Economics, Future Leaders – Novare International.

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, CapGemini Ernst & 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.

Jonas Nylander

VP – Sales & Marketing

Born 1967
Employed since 2020

Professional experience
European Regional Head, Oncology and Specialty Care, Boehringer Ingelheim.   Nordic Sales and Business Development Director, Caris Life Sciences.   Nordic Head of Oncology and Haematology, Takeda Pharmaceuticals.  Head of Oncology and Haematology, Amgen Sweden. Global Brand Manager, Oncology, Hoffmann La Roche.  International Brand Manager, Local Anaesthetics, Astra Zeneca.  Business Unit Head, Oncology and Haematology, Roche Sweden.   CEO, Nightingale Communications.    CEO, Blueskate Digital Communications.

B.Sc. Business Administration, International Industrial Marketing, Uppsala University. Marketing Strategy for Senior Marketers, INSEAD.

Philip Slätis

Business Development Director

Born 1972
Employed since 2019

Professional experience
Commercial Head General Medicine Northern Europe, Sanofi, Senior Consultant and Partner, PS Source, Managing Director Norway and Sales Manager, Baxalta, Nordic Business Unit Manager Vaccines, Baxter, Key Account Manager, Astra Zeneca, Amgen, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi Pasteur MSD

Senior High School Teacher – Stockholm Institute of Education, Dip.A. B.A. – Stockholm University, Sweden

Astha Sehgal

Manager – Human Resources

Born 1984
Employed since 2020

Professional experience
Manager–Human Resources, Bluefish Pharmaceuticals
Manager–Human Resources, DTC, West Pharmaceuticals
Manager–Human Resources, Bluefish Pharmaceuticals
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
BBA, Dayalbagh Educational Institute

Vivekanand Sundaramurthy

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

Erika Kjellberg Eriksson


Born 1962
Board Director since 2012
Partner Nexttobe AB


Other directorships
Board Chairman: Capilet Genetics AB, Lokon Pharma AB and Zetcity AB
Director: Linum AB, Lumina Adhesives AB, Q-linea AB and Tanea Medical AB

Shareholding in Bluefish: –

Gerald Engström

Board Director

Born 1948
Chairman since 2010
President and CEO, Systemair AB

Technical college engineer, studies in economics,
Stockholm University

Other directorships

Chairman of the Board: Systemair AB, Hanza Holding AB, Färna Invest AB

Shareholding in Bluefish: –

Eva Sjökvist Saers

Board Director

Born 1962
Board Director since 2020


MSc Pharm, PhD Pharm. Courses at e.g.INSEAD, IMD, IFL

Other directorships

Board Chairman : Swelife

Director: Recipharm AB, IDL Biotech AB and Oxcia AB

Shareholding in Bluefish: –

Contact us

Bluefish Pharmaceuticals AB
Gävlegatan 22
SE-113 30 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel: +46 8 5191 1600
Fax: +46 8 5191 1690

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Customer Service or Reporting Adverse Events


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