Leadership

With a total workforce of 56 highly qualified employees, our Mission is to help our customers succeed by providing reliable and high quality pharmaceutical products and services.

Martin Nicklasson

Chairman of The Board of Directors, Farma Investment AS (holding company) Read more about Martin

Chairman of the board of directors since 2011. M.Sc. Pharm. PhD and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Uppsala University.
Other appointments: Chairman of the Board of Orexo and Zealand Pharma A/S. Board member of Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd., PledPharma AB, BioInvent International AB and Biocrine AB. Member of the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA).
Previous appointments: CEO at Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB 2007-2010. Astra/AstraZeneca 1978–1989 and 1991–2007, among other responsible for global drug development and marketing and business development within AstraZeneca Ltd., and CEO of AstraZeneca Sweden AB. CEO of Astra Hässle AB and responsible for R&D within KAbi.

Hans Wikse

Member of The Board, Farma Investment AS (holding company) Read more about Hans

Hans is the Managing Partner at Procuritas and a board member of Team Olivia, Sonans, Farma Investment, Fidelix and Dantherm.

Prior to Procuritas (1998) Hans served as the Vice President of ABB in the Czech Republic responsible for M&A and restructuring. He has also worked at ABB in Switzerland where he firstly focused on corporate M&A activities and then worked as VP of marketing strategy and communications for the Power generation business. Prior to ABB Hans worked for McKinsey & Co and for Ericsson Telecom.

Hans holds an MBA from INSEAD, France and an MSc in Engineering Physics from the University of Uppsala.

DANIEL SCHUSS

Member of The Board, Farma Investment AS (holding company) Read more about Daniel

Daniel is a Director at Procuritas and a board member of Farma Investment and a deputy board member of Team Olivia.

Prior to joining Procuritas (2011), Daniel worked at Bain & Company in Stockholm as a management consultant. He has also worked as an analyst at the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs.

Daniel holds an MSc in Finance from the Stockholm School of Economics as well as an MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. He has also spent one year as an exchange student at Columbia University in New York.

MATS PALMBLAD

Member of The Board, Farma Investment AS (holding company) Read more about Mats

Mats is the Managing Partner at PK Partners. Prior to joining PK Partners (2002), Mats was a Partner and Director of The Boston Consulting Group in London and Stockholm where he co-founded its Nordic operations and lead the Nordic Healthcare Practice (1989-2002). Mats’ experiences also include Baxter International in Chicago and Brussels (1986-1989).

Mats holds an M.Sc. in Engineering Physics from Lund University and an MBA from University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business.

SVEN WALDENSTRÖM

Member of The Board, Farma Investment AS (holding company) Read more about Sven

Sven has a solid background with line positions as Managing Director and Marketing Director of a number of companies in industries such as retail and pharmaceuticals, in addition to Executive Search. He has also worked as a management consultant.

Sven has an MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics. Sven was while studying Chairman of the Swedish National Union of Students (SFS).

Erik Flatmark

CEO This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Read more about Erik
WORK EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCE

Senior executive with more than 25 years in healthcare / pharmaceuticals. Extensive management experience from a.o. GSK and Bayer Healthcare, including international senior management assignments.

Key expertise in leadership/management, entrepreneurship, sales, strategy, marketing, market access and business development.

EDUCATION

1986: M.Sc., Pharmacy, University of Oslo
1990: Business Candidate, Norwegian School of Management (BI), Oslo

Directorships (current):

Board Member, Holberg EEG (2012 - current)

Bibbi Paust

Head of Quality Assurance This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Read more about Bibbi
WORK EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCE

One of the co-founders of the company, starting up in 1994. Experience from several positions in the company, and has a long experience in implementation of new business areas. Extensive experience in Quality Assurance, management systems, qualification/validation, auditing, quality agreements, GMP/GDP related systems,  and as Intl. Quality Manager according to ISO. Current role as Qualified Person (QP) and Responsible Person (RP) for Sanivo Pharma. Former board member of LAF (Drug Liability Association).​

EDUCATION

1985: M.Sc., Pharmacy, University of Oslo

1992-1993: Marketing Communication; Organization and Leadership. Norwegian School of Management (BI), Oslo

2011: Certified International Quality Manager (ISO), Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Ståle Emmerhoff

Head of Manufacturing & Site Mgmt This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Read more about Ståle
WORK EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCE

Over 15 years experience in leading of production in pharmaceutical industry. Head of security.

Key expertise in ledership/management, process validation/improvement, product developing and human relations.

EDUCATION

1987: Certificated Mechanic,
1991: Technical Collage, Mechanical Engineer

Geir Ove Engeset

CFO This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Read more about Geir Ove
WORK EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCE

Several years of management position with responsibility of finance, accounting, controlling, tax planning and financial reporting. Mainly experience from multinational companies and publicly listed company.

Key expertise in: Financial reporting, accounting, controlling, tax management, restructuring, management, project management

EDUCATION

1994: Bachelor in accounting and auditing
1999: Master in accounting and auditing from NHH (study previously named HRS)

Petter Haagensen

Head of Supply Chain This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Read more about Petter
WORK EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCE

More than 30 years experience as Financial Manager and Director Supply Chain, from various Norwegian industrial companies with international business.

Key experience in leadership and Supply Chain Management.

EDUCATION

M.Sc. Business Administration from Norwegian School of Management (BI), Oslo.

Kari Opheim

Head of Quality Control / Laboratory This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Read more about Kari
WORK EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCE

Experience for more than 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry. Different positions in companies as QA/QC-manager and production manager. Today head of quality control and one of the company’s qualified persons (QP).​ Experience of working with quality management, validation / qualification and set-up of production lines.​

EDUCATION

1981: Pharmacy program, University college of Oslo (2,5 years)

1987: M.Sc., Pharmacy, University of Oslo

Morten Steinvåg

Director of Sales and Marketing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Read more about Morten
WORK EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCE

20 years of experience within Sales, Marketing and Business Development, ranging from start-ups, corporate acquisitions, to turn-around projects involving corporate restructuring. He has been in the CMO industry for over a decade and brings extensive international experience working with multinational and global companies across the Nutraceutical, Medical Device and Pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Sanivo Pharma, Morten worked at Curida as the Director of Sales and Marketing. Other previous positions include Sales Manager and Senior Manager Business Development at leading European CMO’s, as well as Vice President Sales and Marketing for a software development company.

EDUCATION

Mr. Steinvåg was educated at BI Norwegian Business School.

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    Norway