Executive Management

Thomas Axelsson
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Born 1959. Employed in 2011.

Previous assignments
Experience as CEO of the publicly traded companies Stille and Artema and several unlisted medical device companies, Chairman of the Board of SBL Vaccin AB, Neoventa Medical AB, Airsonett AB and other companies mainly within the Life Science sector. Business Unit Director at Baxter.

Studies at Industrial Engineering and Management from Linköping Institute of Technology

Shareholding in Vitrolife*: 100,500 shares.

Mikael Engblom
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Born 1977. Employed in 2007. 

Other assignments
Board member in AH Automation AB.

Previous assignments
Controller at Vitrolife and controller within R&D at Volvo Cars.

M.B.A., Gothenburg School of Economics

Shareholding in Vitrolife*: 29,789 shares.

Rickard Ericsson
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer (CSMO)

Born 1971. Employed in 2015. 

Previous assignments
Business Development Director Europe at SCA Incontinence Care, Sales and Marketing Director UK & Ireland at SCA Incontinence Care, Management Consultant at Adera and Business Development Manager / Key Account Manager at Telia.

M.Sc., Industrial Engineering and Management from Chalmers University of Technology.

Shareholding in Vitrolife*: 7,500 shares.


Maria Forss
Business Unit Director Media

Born 1972. Employed in 2012.

Other assignments
Member of the Board of LIDDS AB.

Previous assignments
Head of business development at PULS, CEO of Duocort Pharma and various management positions within Astra Zeneca. Member of the board of Oncorena AB.

MScBA from Gothenburg School of Economics and Concordia University, Montreal.

Shareholding in Vitrolife*: 11,729 shares.

Mark Larman
Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)

Born 1974. Employed in 2017.

Previous assignments
Senior Director Clinical Product Management at Progyny, Media Development Manager and Senior Scientist at Vitrolife, Senior Research Fellow at University of Melbourne, Australia.

PhD from Newcastle University, U.K.

Shareholding in Vitrolife*: 1,855 shares.

Fredrik Mattsson
Senior Vice President New Business & Strategic Development

Born 1972. Employed in 2018. 

Other assignments
Chairman of the Board in BioLamina AB. Board member in Life Genomics AB.

Previous assignments
Board member in Vitrolife AB (publ). Investment Director at Bure Equity AB. CEO of Anew Learning and senior positions within Gambro.

M.Sc. Ind.Eng.

Shareholding in Vitrolife*: 10,720 shares.

Steffen Nielsen
Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Born 1977. Employed in 2014.

Previous assignments
COO at FertiliTech A/S, Global Supply Chain Director at Danfoss and various management positions within Danfoss.

M.Sc. Industrial Engineering and Management from Aalborg University and Coventry University. MBA from Henley Business School, University of Reading.

Shareholding in Vitrolife*: 8,650  shares.

* including holdings of spouse, children and closely related companies