Erik Forsberg is EIT Health Scandinavia's new Managing Director
Erik Forsberg is appointed new Managing Director for EIT Health Scandinavia, joining from Uppsala Bio. Interim Managing Director Henrik Cyrén will revert to his previous position as EIT Health Scandinavia’s Innovation Manager.
EIT Health Scandinavia announces that it has officially appointed Erik Forsberg as new Managing Director, effective from 1 March 2019. Eric will join from Uppsala BIO, an organisation he has successfully led in promoting the growth of a strong and sustainable life science sector.
– Erik has developed Uppsala BIO’s operations and driven system improvements that have enabled life sciences to grow and develop in the Uppsala region. We are delighted that he has decided to join EIT Health Scandinavia and lead the organisation through its next phase of development, said Per Matsson, Chairman of the board of EIT Health Scandinavia.
– I am looking forward to work with Erik Forsberg, who has done a fantastic job of building Uppsala BIO and I am certain that he is the right person to lead EIT Health Scandinavia to continued success in both Scandinavia and Europe. I especially welcome Erik’s strategic abilities, his extensive networking experience and his knowledge in the field of innovation that I am convinced will add great value to our work, says Mats Larhed, EIT Health-coordinator at Uppsala University.
Erik will take over from Henrik Cyrén, who has been Interim Managing Director of EIT Health Scandinavia since September 2017. Henrik will revert to his previous role as Innovation Manager.
– I would like to take this opportunity to compliment Henrik Cyrén for his great achievements in developing EIT Health Scandinavia. I am also very pleased that Henrik will now continue his excellent work at the important position as Innovation Director for EIT Health Scandinavia, says Mats Larhed.
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