corporate governance

Management

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Hilja Ibert
CEO

25+ years’ experience from the international diagnostic industry, including VP International DiagnosticSolutions at Hologic and senior positions within Becton Dickinson and bioMerieux. She was previously the CEO formiDiagnostics in Belgium.

Dr. Ibert holds a PhD degree in Nutrition Science from the University of Bonn, Germany.

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Erling Sundrehagen
CSO

Erling Sundrehagen, co-founder of Gentian, holds 25 int. patents. He has headed the development of a dozen diagnostic products, creating businesses with NOK 1bn+ revenue. Dr. Sundrehagen held management positions in Axis-Shield, Axis Biochemicals and Axis Research.

Dr. Sundrehagen is dr.med. & cand.real from University of Oslo, Norway.

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Njaal Kind
CFO & COO

20+ years experience and extensive track-record from financial management and reporting, corporate governance and Investor Relations. Mr. Kind has served as the CFO for TiZir, UK, Business Analyst in Eramet Comilog Manganese, France, and Investment Director in Tinfos.

Mr. Kind holds a MSc from BI Norwegian Business School.

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Markus Jaquemar
CCO

30+ years experience in life science and diagnostics commercialisation and marketing. He held marketing, sales and business management positions at Beckman Coulter, Agilent Technologies and Becton Dickinson. 

Mr Jaquemar holds a Master’s degree in Biology from Vienna University, Austria.

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Torsten Knüttel
VP R&D

18+ years’ experience from the diagnostic industry and commercial supply chain. His background includes OEM/B2B business development at Thermo Fisher Scientific and development and production at GE Healthcare.

Mr. Knüttel holds a PhD in Chemistry from the Leibniz University Hannover, Germany.

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Aleksandra Havelka
VP Science and Clinical Affairs

Extensive experience in laboratory medicine. She was previously Biochemist and Unit Manager at Karolinska University Laboratory, with research focusing on biomarkers for inflammation and infection.

Dr. Havelka holds a PhD in Experimental Oncology from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Anne-Mette Horsrud Akre
VP QA & RA

20+ years of pharma industry experience, including production of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, quality management and assurance and management positions at GE Healthcare and Fresenius Kabi.

Ms. Horsrud Akre holds a Msc in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Trondheim, Norway.

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Jack Andreassen
VP BD

20+ years of experience from sales, market and business development from the global diagnostics industry. He was previously Associate Director, Global Market Development for OEM at Thermo Fisher.

Mr. Andreassen holds a Msc in Chemistry, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology from the University of Oslo, Norway

IR Contact

Njaal Kind
CFO, Gentian Diagnostics ASA
njaal.kind@gentian.com
+47 91906525