Biolin Scientific appoints new CEO

PRESS RELEASE

Gothenburg, Sweden, March 29, 2010

Biolin Scientific appoints new CEO

 

Biolin Scientific’s Board of Directors has appointed Jan Wahlström as new CEO for Biolin Scientific. Jan Wahlström will succeed Fredrik Lindgren when he leaves Biolin Scientific after the Annual General Meeting on April 26, 2010.

 

The board of directors of Biolin Scientific AB (publ) has appointed Jan Wahlström as new CEO. Jan Wahlström will assume his position after the General Annual Meeting on April 26, 2010. Jan Wahlström is currently Deputy CEO and COO of Biolin Scientific. He has been employed since 2007 as Managing Director of the subsidiary Q-Sense and as Sales Director. Jan Wahlström has a long experience from scientific instruments in companies like Waters Corp and Skandinaviska Genetech.

 

“Jan Wahlström has until date had an excellent performance in the company and we are convinced that he is the right person to lead Biolin Scientific to continued growth and further success. At the same time we wish to thank Fredrik Lindgren for his tremendous work in creating a solid platform for Biolin Scientific as an international provider of analytical instruments.” says Bo Håkansson, Chairman of the Board of Biolin Scientific.

 

“I am looking forward to develop Biolin Scientific further. We have worked hard to consolidate the company over the last years and will continue to work towards our ambitious goals. We have great opportunities in several geographical markets and with all our products.” says Jan Wahlström, new CEO of Biolin Scientific.

 

Jan Wahlström will succeed Fredrik Lindgren who leaves after the Annual General Meeting on April 26, 2010. Fredrik Lindgren has been CEO since 2005. Fredrik Lindgren is proposed as new board member to the Annual General Meeting. Fredrik Lindgren is the second largest shareholder, owning approximately 5% of the shares in Biolin Scientific.

 

“Biolin Scientific has made considerable progress over the last years and has good future potential. Jan Wahlström has been instrumental to the success we have had until date, and he knows our business well. I am looking forward to follow Biolin Scientific also in the future as a long-term shareholder, and hopefully also as a board member” says Fredrik Lindgren, CEO of Biolin Scientific.

 

For further information, please contact:

Bo Håkansson, Chairman of the Board of Biolin Scientific, boh@farstorp.com

Jan Wahlström, new CEO of Biolin Scientific, jan.wahlstrom@biolinscientific.com

Fredrik Lindgren, CEO of Biolin Scientific, fredrik.lindgren@biolinscientific.com
 

 

CONTACT  
Fredrik Lindgren
CEO of BiolinScientific AB (publ)
+46 705-61 61 77
fredrik.lindgren@biolinscientific.com


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