The Board of Directors has in accordance with its guidelines and instructions assigned to the Company’s CEO, Tomas Blomquist, to manage the Company’s affairs. The CEO, and the Executive Management under the supervision of the CEO, are responsible for the Group’s day-to-day business and management. The CEO regularly reports to the Board of Directors on how the Company’s business performs, financial results, and other important issues.
Tomas Blomquist is CEO & President at Biotage as of November 6, 2019. Mr. Blomquist is born in 1970 and has more than 25 years of international experience within the healthcare industry, particularly in the Diagnostics & Medtech area. He has held executive positions at Abbott, Roche, Johnson & Johnson and Analyticon Biotechnologies. Mr. Blomquist has built sustainable high performing organizations and profitable growth companies through direct and indirect sales channels in more than 100 countries. He has extensive expertise in corporate strategy, people development, business model innovation, Internationalization, organizational design and commercialization. Mr. Blomquist is a former middle-distance runner, lives in Stockholm and is passionate to creating value and results to personnel, customers, environment, society and shareholders.
Maja Nilsson is the CFO at Biotage as of October 1st 2021. Maja brings deep knowledge and experience from different functions within finance and management, in the life science industry. Maja has a solid career in management positions within Getinge, and most currently as CFO for Getinge’s Product Area Critical Care and as deputy Managing Director for Maquet Critical Care AB. Prior to joining Getinge, Maja’s most recent assignments was with PwC as Manager and Accounting Consultant.
Lars Bäckman has been with Biotage since January 2007 as the VP of Corporate Development. Prior joining Biotage, Lars held the position as SVP of Corporate Development at Affibody. Lars was appointed Chief Legal Officer as of 1 January 2020. He has previous experiences acting as a lawyer at the Swedish law firm Hamilton & Co, specialized in Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions, and from Venture Management at the Business Development firm Googol. He is a Board member in Chreto A/S. Mr. Bäckman holds a LLM from the Stockholm University and was born in 1961.