corporate governance

Board of Directors

TOMAS SETTEVIK
CHAIR OF THE BOARD

Tomas Settevik has experience in both life sciences and retail and is currently an independent investor and non-exec director in several companies. He was previously CEO of Stokke, and CEO of Pronova BioPharma after serving as Vice President Pharmaceuticals and Manufacturing. Mr. Settevik has also held several senior positions – VP Northern Europe, VP Marketing and R&D, and Managing Director UK/Nordic – at Tyco Healthcare EMEA.

Mr. Settevik holds a degree from Copenhagen Business School.

Shareholding: 210 465

ESPEN TIDEMANN JØRGENSEN
BOARD MEMBER

Espen Tidemann Jørgensen is currently Portfolio Manager of Holta Invest and Managing Director of Holta Life Sciences. He has 18 years of financial markets experience as equity analyst at DNB Markets and investor. Mr. Jørgensen was previously member of the Board of Directors at Weifa and Cortendo, and is currently board member at Decisions.

Mr. Jørgensen holds a MSc in Economics and has completed 3 years of Medicine studies at the University of Oslo.

Shareholding: 17 000

KARI E. KROGSTAD
BOARD MEMBER

Kari Krogstad has more than 25 years of experience from the biomedical industry, from commercial leadership roles within the pharma, biotech and medtech sectors. Ms. Krogstad has held her current role as President and CEO at Medistim ASA since 2009. She was previously General Manager at Invitrogen Dynal.

Ms. Krogstad holds a Cand. Scient. degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Oslo as well as a Business degree from IHM Business School.

Shareholding: 2 325

SUSANNE STUFFERS
BOARD MEMBER

Susanne Stuffers is currently managing partner of P53 Invest AS. Previously she was an equity analyst with Arctic Securities covering the healthcare sector, and management consultant at EY. Ms. Suffers has held medical and commercial roles at Novartis and has had clinical practice as a resident in oncology at OUS Ullevål.

Ms. Stuffers holds an M.D. degree from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and a PhD in cancer biomedicine from the Norwegian Radium Hospital.

Shareholding: 3 500

TOMAS KRAMAR
BOARD MEMBER

Mr. Kramar has more than 40 years of experience from the diagnostic industry including Siemens, Abbott and Roche Diagnostics. Mr. Kramar has held several senior positions like Global Business Manager, Business Director and CEO, as well as being a founding partner in the Kramar Group. In addition, Mr. Kramar has held several board positions over the years.

Mr. Kramar holds an MSc degree in Chemistry from the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University in Sweden.

Shareholding: 5 802

MONIKA NEUMAN
BOARD MEMBER

Monika Neuman has 20 years of experience from the diagnostics industry, currently holding a position as Managing Director for Sarstedt Group in the Nordics. She has previously had several international and commercial leadership roles like Head of Sales, EMEA , and VP Global Business Management. During the past 4 years, Ms. Neuman has been working at Siemens Healthineers Laboratory Diagnostics headquarters in Tarrytown, NY, where she was closely collaborating with R&D, Manufacturing, Marketing, and Customer Service to set a successful strategy for launch and implementation of a new product portfolio on the global IVD market.

Ms. Neuman holds a MSc degree in Biochemistry and a PhD degree in Clinical Bacteriology from Medical Faculty at Göteborg University in Sweden.

Shareholding: 800

FREDRIK THORESEN
BOARD MEMBER

Fredrik Thoresen is a partner in Andenaesgruppen where he joined in 2021. Prior to joining Andenaesgruppen, Mr. Thoresen worked as a Portfolio Manager at Storebrand Asset Management and as an Equity Research Analyst at SEB. Mr. Thoresen has also previous buy- and sell-side experience from DNB and Sector Asset Management.

Mr. Thoresen has an MBA in International Business from Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Monterey, California and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Economics from Augustana University, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Shareholding: 28 160

FRANK FRANTZEN
BOARD MEMBER

Frank Frantzen has more than 35 years of experience from the diagnostic industry. He has served as principal scientist and has directed larger R&D units in the international IVD companies Axis-Shield, Alere and Abbott. Mr. Frantzen left his Senior Director R&D position at Abbott in 2021 and is currently serving as Chief Technology Officer in CardiNor AS.

Mr. Frantzen holds a master’s degree in chemistry and a PhD in chemistry/biotechnology/IVD-technology, both from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim.

Shareholding: 20 000

IR Contact

Njaal Kind
CFO, Gentian Diagnostics ASA
njaal.kind@gentian.com
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