Board of directors

Eva Sjökvist Saers

Johan Assarsson

Senior consultant

Born 1962. Bachelor of Arts. Johan was previously the CEO of Inera and before that chief executive of Kalmar County Council and regional director of the Västra Götaland Region. He has held several leading positions within operational development and as a health and medical care strategist in Region Skåne. A member of APL’s board of directors since 2010.

Ulf Skough

Agneta Edberg

CEO A Edberg Consulting AB

Born 1956. Education in Microbiology and Biomedical analysis with great experience from the Life Science industry and board work within Life Science. Agneta is active within many boards, as chair in  CathPrint AB, Idogen AB, Likvor AB, A+ Science and AISAB and as member in CellProtect Nordic Pharmaceuticals AB, Svenska läkemedelsförsäkringen and TSS AB. She works with many strategic initiatives on behalf of Vinnova, among other things for the development of ATMP's, advanced biological pharmaceuticals in Sweden, as member of the board in CAMP-konsortiet. A member of APL's board since 24 april 2019.

Kia Frenssen

Malin Sandquist

Departmental Director, Company and Society, Systembolaget AB

Born in 1972. Bachelor of Law from Uppsala University, as well as internal and external training at executive level. Member of the group executive committee at Systembolaget, with responsibility for Corporate, Public and Legal Affairs. Previously served as General Council at Systembolaget and has worked as a lawyer, most recently as a partner at Advokatfirman Hammarskiöld & Co. Member of the board of AB K14 Näckströmsgatan. A member of the APL board since 2020.

Lars Granlund

Eugen Steiner

Partner HealthCap

Born 1954. Eugen is a registered physician and holds a Doctor of Medical Science degree. Eugen has worked in company leadership positions since 1987. Before that, he worked as a physician and researcher. Eugen is part of the management team and a board member of a number of companies within the Life Science sector, such as Bioarctic, Glionova, NVC Holding. A member of APL’s board of directors since 2010.

Kia Frenssen

Lotta Medelius Bredhe

Director-General for Svenska kraftnät.

Master of Science in Metallurgy and Materials Technology at KTH, and underwent journalism training at Poppius. Lotta’s employment history includes a spell at Vattenfall and several years at the Government Offices of Sweden, at the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, as well as the budget department at the Ministry of Finance, where she was also Deputy Budget Director. She has also served as Finance Counsel and Head of Administration at the Ministry of Finance.

Joakim Bredbo

Kjell Johansson

President Manufacturing Services Europe, Recipharm

Born in 1956. Master of Science in Business and Economics and Master of Engineering in Chemistry. Responsibility for all/parts of the global pharmaceutical manufacturing at Astra/AstraZeneca for just over 20 years. Currently head of European operations at Recipharm within manufacturing and sales of contract manufacturing of pharmaceuticals. A member of the APL board since 2020.

Joakim Bredbo

Göran Stiernstedt

Infectious Disease Specialist and Associate Professor

Born in 1949. Göran has held a number of senior posts within Swedish healthcare, including Hospital Director at Uppsala University Hospital, Deputy County Council Chief Executive in Stockholm and Head of nursing and care at the current Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions. In recent years, Göran has overseen a number of governmental investigations into healthcare issues. A member of the APL board since 2020.

Employee representatives
- Ordinary

Peter Hedlund

Susann Danielsson-Lindberg

Medicines Technician, Production Umeå
Born 1961
Represents the trade union Unionen

Employee representatives
- Deputies

Christer Jonsson

Hanna Enwald

MSc Pharm, Development Umeå
Born 1974
Represents the trade union Unionen


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About APL

APL is one of the leading manufacturers of extempore pharmaceutical drugs in Europe. We are one of the leading contract manufacturer in Life Science in Scandinavia and an established partner to pharmacies for services and products. With our 489 employees and four production plants, we have resources for developing, analysing and producing drugs. APL contributes to medical products that improve or save lives.

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