Elisabeth Svanberg

Non-Executive Independent Director

Elisabeth Svanberg is a non-executive independent member of our Board of Directors since 28 April 2020. Dr. Svanberg received her MD and PhD from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden), and is a Board-Certified General Surgeon and Associate Professor of Surgery. Dr. Svanberg joined Serono International in 2000, initially in the field of metabolism, and subsequently held roles of increasing responsibilities before joining Bristol Myers Squibb in the United States in 2007. At BMS, Dr. Svanberg served as Development Leader for a first-in-class novel diabetes medicine, and subsequently as Head of Medical Affairs for the Intercontinental region. In 2014, Dr. Svanberg joined Janssen Pharmaceuticals (a Johnson & Johnson company) as Vice President, Head of the Established Products group where she was managing a portfolio of 90 products, used by an estimated 150 million patients globally. Dr. Svanberg subsequently served as Chief Development Officer at Ixaltis, and as Chief Medical Officer at Kuste Biopharma, specialty pharmaceutical companies developing proprietary therapeutics to treat genitourinary (GU) disorders with unmet medical need. Dr. Svanberg is a partner at Ventac Partners (since 2023) and also serves as a non-executive director on the Boards of Egetis (formerly PledPharma) (since 2017), Amolyt Pharma (since 2021), LEO Pharma (since 2022), and EPICS Therapeutics (since 2022).

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