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

VP Operations

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

VP Operations

Board of Directors

Jean Yves Parisot

Jean-Yves Parisot

Chairman of the board

Birth year: 1964


Education: MBA and DVM (Doctor in Veterinary Medicine)


Share holdings: 0

Chairman of the board since 2015. President Diana, a division of the Symrise Group. Formerly leading roles with Air Liquide, Danisco, Rhodia, Rhône-Poulenc, Mérial and Pfizer.

 

  • Other board assignments: President 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: PhD in Molecular Biology from University of Lausanne

 

Share holdings: 0

 

Board member since 2018. Senior consultant within Life Science. Formerly leading roles with Nestlé Health Science, NRC, and the Division of Gastroenterology at 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: Candidate of Sciences in Biochemistry, University of Copenhagen, Market & Economics, IHM (Institute for Higher Market Education), Stockholm

Share holdings: 500

Board member since 2017. Owner and CEO of Scandinavian Insight Consulting AB. Formerly leading roles with MorgonTidig Distribution KB, Jetpak Group AB, Danzas ASG Eurocargo AB, Carl Zeiss AB, and Beckman Coulter.

 

  • Other board assignments: Green Cargo AB, Orio AB, DistIT, Link Top Holding A/S, STENA Trade & Industry AB, Bergman & Beving 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 May 2019. Senior Vice President Corporate Projects at Symrise. Previous assignment as Board member (2014-2016) and position as CFO at Probi. Experience from positions as Divisional CFO and Head of Corporate Development/M&A at Symrise AG. Worked with 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: PA Lund University, Business Administration & Sociology from Berkeley, Master of European Studies from Bruges

 

Share holdings: 0

 

New board member 2020. Works with talent management and company development at Grenspecialisten AB. More than 20 years of international experience in HR, corporate governance, group management, strategy, CSR, establishment in new markets and communications.

 

  • 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