Management & Board of Directors

Senior Management

Tom Rönnlund

Tom Rönnlund

CEO

Birth year: 1972


Education: Master's degree in Business Administration and Economics, Stockholm University


Share holdings: 1,400

Tom Rönnlund joined Probi as CEO in January 2019. Before joining Probi, Tom served as CEO for Navamedic ASA, a stock-listed Norwegian pharmaceutical and medtech company. Tom has more than 20 years’ experience working in the healthcare industry, and has held several positions in sales, marketing and general management at IQVIA and in international biopharmaceutical companies such as Bristol-Myers Squibb and Eli Lilly.

 

Tom Rönnlund

CEO

Henrik Lundkvist

Henrik Lundkvist

CFO

Birth year: 1977

 

Education: Master of Science in Business and Economics, University of Lund

 

Share holdings: 150

 

Henrik Lundkvist joined Probi as CFO in January 2019 from GCE Group, a global manufacturer of gas control equipment, where he served as CFO since 2015. Prior to that he has held senior finance positions at E.ON Sverige AB and began his career as an auditor with EY.

Henrik Lundkvist

CFO

Peter Dybdahl Hede

Peter Dybdahl Hede

VP R&D

Birth year: 1979

 

Education: Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark; PhD in Biochemical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark; HD in Finance, Copenhagen Business School

 

Share holdings: 0

 

Peter Dybdahl Hede joined Probi as Vice President R&D in September 2020. Prior to joining Probi, Peter held different managing R&D positions within Novozymes, BASF Health & Nutrition and Lundbeck. Peter brings extensive R&D experience within biotech, pharma and human nutrition including a close link to university start-up environments in the Nordic countries.

Peter Dybdahl Hede

VP R&D

Shane Judge

Shane Judge

VP Sales & Marketing

Birth year: 1968

 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University

 

Share holdings: 0

 

Shane Judge was appointed Probi Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing in January 2020. Shane has extensive international pharmaceutical and biotech experience in sales and marketing, leading teams that launched a variety ofbrands. Prior to joining Probi, Shane worked at Eli Lilly, The Medicines Company, and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals.

Shane Judge

VP Sales & Marketing

Basudha Bhattarai Johansson

Basudha Bhattarai-Johansson

VP Human Relations

Birth year: 1983

 

Education: Bachelor's degree in Psychology and minor in Management, Hood College Maryland

 

Share holdings: 0

 

Basudha Bhattarai-Johansson joined Probi as Vice President HR in January 2020. Prior to Probi, Basudha worked for Bristol-Myers Squibb as Head of HR for Nordics. Before Bristol-Myers Squibb, Basudha has held Northern European HR roles in IQVIA (previously IMS Health). Basudha brings with her in depth experience in strategic HRM, M&As and change management.

Basudha Bhattarai-Johansson

VP Human Relations

Andy Mcshea

Andy McShea

Chief Operating Officer

Birth year: 1970

 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Cell Biology/Immunology, PhD in Bioengineering

 

Share holdings: 0

 

Andy McShea joined Probi as Vice President of Global Operations in October 2018. Prior to joining Probi, Andy worked for a Houston-based Private Equity fund managing the operations of portfolio businesses in food, regenerative medicine and medical devices. Before that he served as Vice President of Biology and Chemistry at CombiMatrix Corp and Chief Operating Officer at Theo Chocolate. Andy began his career as a scientist working for companies such as Novartis and Bristol Myers Squibb.

Andy McShea

Chief Operating Officer

Board of Directors

Jean Yves Parisot

Jean-Yves Parisot

Chairman of the board

Birth year: 1964


Education: Bachelor of Economics and Veterinary Science.


Share holdings: 0

Chairman of the Board since 2015. CEO of Flavor and Nutrition, a division of Symrise. Previous leadership roles at Air Liquide, Danisco, Rhodia, Rhône-Poulenc, Mérial and Pfizer.

 

  • Other board assignments: Chairman of the board of VetAgroSup.
  • Independent in relation to the company: Yes
  • Independent in relation to major shareholders: No

 

Jean-Yves Parisot

Chairman of the board

Irène Corthésy Malnoë

Irène Corthésy Malnoë

Board member

Birth year: 1958

 

Education: Doctor of Molecular Biology, University of Lausanne, and Master of Technology Enterprise, IMD
Business School.

 

Share holdings: 0

 

Board member since 2018. Senior consultant and partner at Skyviews Life Science. Former Chief Scientific Officer and member of the board of Nestlé Health Science, leadership roles with Nestlé Research Center and the Division of Gastroenterology, Lausanne University Hospital.

 

  • Other board assignments: None
  • Independent in relation to the company: Yes
  • Independent in relation to major shareholders: Yes

Irène Corthésy Malnoë

Board member

Charlotte Hansson

Charlotte Hansson

Board member

Birth year: 1962

Education: M.Sc. in Biochemistry, Copenhagen University and Marketing Economist diploma from IHM.

Share holdings: 500

Board member since 2017. Owner of Scandinavian Insight Consulting AB. Former CEO of MorgonTidig Distribution KB and Jetpak. Has previously served in leadership roles at Danzas ASG Eurocargo AB, Carl Zeiss AB and Beckman Coulter AB.

 

  • Other board assignments: Chairman of the board of Orio AB and Link Top Holding A/S, member of the boards of Bergman & Beving AB, DistIT AB, Green Cargo AB, Senergia Nordic AB and Stena Trade & Industri AB.
  • Independent in relation to the company: Yes
  • Independent in relation to major shareholders: Yes

Charlotte Hansson

Board member

Jörn Andreas

Jörn Andreas

Board member

Birth year: 1980

Education: PhD in economics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany

Share holdings: 0

Board member since 2019. CEO of Cosmetic Ingredients, a division of Symrise. Jörn has experience from both a previous assignment as board member (2014-2016) at Probi and his position as CFO of the company. He has extensive international experience working at Symrise in France and USA in different finance and general management roles. Jörn has also worked for The Boston Consulting Group, Hamburg and Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany.

  • Other board assignments: None
  • Independent in relation to the company: Yes
  • Independent in relation to major shareholders: No

Jörn Andreas

Board member

Malin Ruijsenaars

Malin Ruijsenaars

Board member

Birth year: 1971

 

Education: Bachelor of Human Resources from Lund University, Business Administration & Sociology from Berkeley, Master of European Studies from Brygge.

 

Share holdings: 0

 

Board member since 2020. Head of talent management and company development at Grenspecialisten AB. More than 20 years of international experience in HR, business management, corporate governance, growth, strategy, CSR, establishment in new markets and communication

 

  • Other board assignments: Lime Technologies AB, IDL Biotech AB, Tretton37 AB
  • Independent in relation to the company: Yes
  • Independent in relation to major shareholders: Yes

Malin Ruijsenaars

Board member