Board of Directors

Carsten Browall

Chairman of the board

Born 1958. M.Sc. in Business and Economics.
Board member since 2012. Member of Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Other assignments

Chairman of the Board in GHP Specialty Care AB: Board member in Osstell AB, Cellink AB and S2 Medical AB.

Previous assignments
Extensive experience of the medical device and healthcare sectors in senior positions in fast-growing companies such as Mölnlycke, Nobel Biocare, Capio and Unfors RaySafe.

Shareholding in Vitrolife*: 70,000 shares.


Barbro Fridén 

Born 1956. MD, PhD, Subspecialist in reproductive medicine/IVF. Board member since 2010. Member of Remuneration Committee.

Other assignments
Board member in Getinge AB, Apoteket AB, Helsa AB, Brighter AB and the Swedish Sea Rescue Society.

Previous assignments
CEO of Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Ajman, United Arab Emirates, CEO of Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Division Director for Astrid Lindgren's Children's Hospital, Director of Fertilitetscentrum AB in Göteborg and Stockholm and Medical Editor of Läkartidningen.

Shareholding in Vitrolife*: 850 shares.

Lars Holmqvist

Born 1959. MSc in Business Administration.
Board member since 2018. Member of Audit Committee.

Other assignments
Board member in the Lundbeck Foundation, H Lundbeck A/S, ALK-Abelló A/S, Tecan AG and BPL Plc-UK.

Previous assignments
Senior Advisor within healthcare at Bain Capital. Senior management positions in pharma and medtech companies including Agilent, Dako, Applied Biosystems Inc., Medtronic Europe Sarl, Boston Scientific Europe and Pharmacia.

Shareholding in Vitrolife*: 0 shares.


Pia Marions

Born 1963. M.Sc. in Business and Economics. Board member since 2013. Chairman of Audit Committee.

Other assignments
CFO of Skandia. Board member in Skandiabanken, Skandia Fastighet and Svenska Revisionsakademin.

Previous assignments
CFO of Folksam, CFO of Carnegie Group, senior positions at RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland), Skandia Liv, Länsförsäkringar Liv, Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen) and has worked as certified public auditor.

Shareholding in Vitrolife*: 5,000 shares.

Jón Sigurdsson

Born 1956. B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA). Board member since 2015. Member of Remuneration Committee.

Other assignments
President and CEO at Össur. Chairman of the Icelandic American Chamber of Commerce.

Previous assignments
Commercial Counselor for the Icelandic Trade Council in New York, CFO at Álafoss, Head of the International Division of Eimskip and Engineer for Bang and Olufsen Denmark.

Shareholding in Vitrolife*: 25,000 shares.

* including holdings of spouse, children and closely related companies