The Board sets the Company’s objectives, strategy, budget and business plan. The work is guided by the Swedish Companies Act, the Articles of Association and the Board’s by-laws. The Board consists of six elected members and no deputies. Board members are elected at the Annual General Meeting and serve until the Company’s next Annual General Meeting.

 

ULF GRUNANDER – CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Ulf Grunander holds an economics degree from Stockholm University and previously served 23 years as CFO for Getinge Group. Mr. Grunander currently sits on the boards of Arjo AB (publ) and Lifco AB (publ). Furthermore, he serves as Chairman of Djurgården Hockey AB. Mr. Grunander has held board assignments in several companies of the Getinge group, AMF Fonder AB and AMF Tjänstepension AB, and he has also been a Chartered Accountant.

Current positions: Board member of Arjo AB (publ), Lifco AB (publ) and Chairman of the Board Djurgården Hockey AB.

Independence: Mr. Grunander is considered as independent from the company and its management as well as from the company’s major shareholders.

No of B shares: 381,000

 

 

 

 

 

LEIF RYD – BOARD

Leif is an orthopedic surgeon with a long career in clinical research, focusing on osteoarthritis (OA). He is also a former professor at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. Leif’s clinical areas of expertise include degenerative joint disease of the hip and knee, as well as traumatic injuries of the knee. Leif works on a consultancy basis for Episurf as a Senior Medical Advisor focusing on medical/scientific development and marketing Episurf products to the medical profession.

Current positions: Chairman and CEO of Aktiebolaget Gile Medicinkonsult, Board member of Crage AB and Bostadsföreningen Dromedaren.

Independence: Leif is independent from the Company’s primary shareholders, but not from the Company or its management.

No of A shares: 669
No of B shares: 583,250 (of which 3,000 is family members)
No of A shares: 421,185 (via entity)
No of B shares: 265,714 (via entity)

 

 

 

CHRISTIAN KRÜEGER – BOARD

Christian Krüeger has an Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and has Majored in Finance at University of Lund. Mr Krüeger is currently the CEO of Krueger Venture Partners AB. Mr. Krüeger has extensive experience from the financial industry, including stock and bond brokerage, equity raisings and the debt capital markets. Mr Krüeger has held senior positions, most recently as CEO of LMK Venture Partners and  Head of Equities, at Pareto Securities in Stockholm. Prior to Pareto, Mr Krüeger held multiple senior positions at Öhman Fondkommission and Matteus Fondkommission.

Current positions: Board member of Solnaberg Property AB, Rocker AB, Krueger Venture Partners AB. Deputy director in Krueger Liljefors Konsult AB.

Independence: Mr Krüeger is considered as independent from the company and from the major shareholders.

No of B shares: 300,000

 

 

 

 

 

LAURA SHUNK – BOARD

Laura Shunk is a senior and founding partner in the law firm of Hudak, Shunk and Farine, Co LPA in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA, where she has practiced in the field of Intellectual Property Law since 1987. Laura’s career has included patent and trademark prosecution work focused in the healthcare and medical device field with representations including InvaCare, Cross Medical, Biomet, OrthoHelix Surgical Designs, Tornier, and Wright Medical, among others.

Current positions: Chairman of SCI Engineered Materials, Inc, Board member of SiNaptic Holdings, LLC.

Independence: Shunk is considered as independent from the company and from the major shareholders.

No of B shares: 800,000

 

 

 

 

 

ANNETTE BRODIN RAMPE – BOARD

Annette Brodin Rampe holds a Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology and currently serves as the CEO of ImagineCare AB, a digital health monitoring platform. In addition to this, Ms. Brodin Rampe serves as the Chairwoman of Global Child Forum and Storskogen AB (publ) and sits on the Board of Ferronordic AB and Pion Group AB (publ). She also acts as advisor to TechBuddy AB. Previously, Ms. Brodin Rampe served as CEO of Internationella Engelska Skolan and before that she was European Managing Partner of Brunswick Group, a strategy communications PR agency. Ms. Brodin Rampe has previously been the Chairwoman of Stillfront Group AB and sat on the Boards of, amongst others, PEAB AB and Ernströmgruppen AB.

Current positions: Chairman of Global Child Forum and Storskogen AB (publ), Board member of Ferronordic AB and Pion Group AB (publ).

Independence: Ms. Brodin Rampe is considered as independent from the company and its management as well as from the company’s major shareholders.

No of B shares: 240,000

 

 

 

JESS LONNER – BOARD

Honors from Boston University School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery residency training at the Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City. Fellowship as a Harvard Fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Current positions: Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and an attending surgeon at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, where he specializes in the surgical treatment of knee arthritis. He currently serves as a member of the Executive Board of the Knee Society. He is also an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Independence: Mr. Lonner is considered as independent from the company and its management as well as from the company’s major shareholders.

No of B shares: –

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated 2024-06-11