Management


The role of CEO is, subordinate to the Board of Directors and its main task is to carry out the daily management of Xbrane and the daily activities of the Company. The Board of Director’s rules of procedure and instructions for the CEO stipulate for which matters the Board of Directors is responsible to decide upon, and which decisions fall within the CEO’s area of responsibility. The CEO is also responsible for producing reports and necessary data for decision-making ahead of Board meetings and for presenting the material at Board meetings.

Xbrane has a management team consisting of ten people, which in addition to the CEO is comprised of the COO/Head of Biosimilars, CFO/Head of IR, CTO, Head of Manufacturing and Supply Chain, Head of Clinical Affairs, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Head of Business Development, Head of HR and General Counsel.

Management Team


CEO

Martin Åmark

Since 2015

Martin Åmark holds a M Sc. in industrial engineering and management from Linköping Institute of Technology and a MBA from INSEAD. He has 8 years of experience from Bain & Co as a management consultant. At Bain Martin worked mainly with M&A, strategy and organisation with Nordic clients across multiple industries, including life science and pharmaceuticals.

Shares: 154,646
Warrants: 24,000

COO & Head of Biosimilars

Siavash Bashiri

Since 2015

Siavash Bashiri holds a M Sc. in Molecular Biotechnology from Uppsala University. His latest position was with Agilent Technologies where he was the head of sales in EMEA for one of Agilent Technologies’ products within the Genomics department. He also has great knowledge of the commercialization of biotech start-ups from previous experiences.

Shares: 110,970
Warrants: 7,000

CFO & Head of IR

Anette Lindqvist

Since 2021

Anette Lindqvist has a degree in Business Administration from Gothenburg University of Economics. She has more than 25 years’ experience from the Life Science sector having held a number of Senior Finance & Business roles such as Global Clinical Finance Director at AstraZeneca, Head of Business Control at Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, Global CFO, SVP Finance Getinge Infection Control & Global CFO Operations & Supply Chain Mölnlycke Healthcare.

Shares: 2,000
Warrants: –

CTO

Dr. David Vikström

Since 2014

David Vikström is the CTO of Xbrane Bioscience. He has a Ph.D. in expression and targeting of proteins in E. coli. He joined Xbrane in 2010 and successfully developed new technologies and strains for vaccine candidates. He is currently heading the development of Xbrane’s new expression systems to be able to take the expression in E. coli to new levels.

Shares: 32,518
Warrants: 24,000

Head of Manufacturing and Supply Chain

Anders Wallström

Since 2019

Anders Wallström holds a M. Sc. in Biotechnology from Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. He has more than 20 years of experience from process development, manufacturing and validation at SOBI and Biovitrum. Furthermore, he has significant experience from coordinating contract manufacturers for commercial products for both small molecule and biotech products.

Shares: 4,503
Warrants: –

Head of Clinical Affairs

Dina Jurman

Since 2017

Dina Jurman holds a M.Sc. in Biomedicine from Uppsala University and has previously worked as Director Clinical Operations at IRW Consulting AB as well as Clinical Operations Manager consultant at Amgen Sweden.

Shares: 420
Warrants: –

Head of Regulatory Affairs

Maria Edebrink

Since 2019

Maria Edebrink holds a M. Sc. in Chemistry from Stockholm University. She has 28 years of experience from Pharmaceutical Development and CMC Regulatory Affairs working for AstraZeneca, Galderma and Medivir. Her experience covers biotech products, small molecules, medical devices and cosmetics from early to late stage development through to commercial manufacturing.

Shares: 8,105
Warrants: –

Head of Business Development

Xiaoli Hu

Since 2020

Xiaoli has a Medical Doctor degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University as well as a Ph.D in Medical Science from Karolinska Institutet. Xiaoli has experience in business development from the pharmaceutical industry, most recently as Head of Business Development at Affibody, where she led the work on the commercial partnership agreement of USD 650 million with Alexion and the co-development agreement with GE Healthcare. Prior to that, Xiaoli spent almost four years on HealthCap, a leading Nordic health and healthcare investor.

Shares: –
Warrants: –

Head of Human Relations

Nina Ivers

Since 2020

Nina Ivers holds a M. Sc. in Pharmacy and has studied Human Resources Mangagement at Uppsala and Stockholm University. She has more than 25 years of experience from different business roles and areas in life science companies like Astra, Johnson & Johnson and Swedish Orphan Biovitrum. She has experience from leading positions in marketing and sales as well as HR, most recently in a Global HR role at Sobi where she contributed to the growth of the company and development of the HR function.

Shares: 1,300
Warrants: –

General Counsel

Erik Domines

Since 2021

Erik Domines holds a Bachelor’s degree in law from Stockholm University and a General Counsel mini-MBA. He has extensive experience as in-house counsel in the Life Science sector and various projects in legal operations. Previous position as General Counsel at Recipharm.

Shares: 1,000
Warrants: –

NamePositionMember of the senior management sinceEmployed at the Company sinceHoldings in Xbrane - SharesHoldings in Xbrane - WarrantsHoldings in Xbrane - Convertibles
Martin ÅmarkCEO20152015154,64624,000-
Siavash BashiriCOO/Head of Biosimilars20122012110,9707,000-
Anette LindqvistCFO/Head of IR202020202,000--
David VikströmCTO2014201432,51824,000-
Anders WallströmHead of Manufacturing and Supply Chain202020193,003--
Dina JurmanHead of Clinical affairs20172017420--
Maria EdebrinkHead of Regulatory affairs202020198,105--
Xiaoli Hu Head of Business Development20202020---
Nina Ivers Head of HR202020201,300--
Erik DominesGeneral Counsel 202120211,000--