The VigmedTeam

The driving force behind Vigmed is a team of professionals with extensive experience from the medical devices industry. We bring with us unique R&D creativity and competences in polymer production technique needed for eliminating needlestick injuries.


Henrik Olsen

Chief Executive Officer

Education: MSc. Chem Eng, Danish Technical University, BSc. International Management, Copenhagen Business School, MMPI, Copenhagen Business School.

Experience: Coloplast A/S 1996-2013: Vice President, Export Region 2010-2013, Vice President, Marketing 2007-2010, Vice President, Business Development 2006-2007, Director, Business Development 2003-2006. Prior to Coloplast: Boston Scientific and Risø Research Center. Post Coloplast: Owner of Saroli Consult. Board Experience from medical device start-ups, FMCG and Property investments.

Elisabeth Andersson


Education: M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Lund University

Previous assignments: Has held several senior positions within Qliro Group, Aditro (former Tradimus) and Electrolux Group. Previous appointments include Head of Logistics and Customer Service CDON.COM and COO at Qliro Group, Site Manager at Tradimus and Supply Chain and Customer Service Manager at Electrolux Group.

Fredrik Thörne

Director, Research & Development

Education: MSc. Engineering physics, Uppsala University and the University of Sussex. Supplementary courses and training in design for six sigma (black belt certified) and in management.

Experience: Engaged in research and development within the medical device industry since 1998 (employed at Becton Dickinson Infusion Therapy AB). Most recently employed at FOSS Analytical AB. Has worked as a product developer, project manager and as people manager, giving him broad experience in all areas of R&D work, from clinical research and concept development to product verification, product validation and quality/regulatory assurance. Is named on a number of patents within the medical device industry related to needlestick products. One of these patented products even received the coveted Red Dot design award.

Donya Gholamifar

Chief Finance Officer

Education: MSc. Mathematics and Business Administration, Jönköping International Business School

Previous assignments: Chartered accountant with PwC in Sweden and UK. Worked as accountant and adviser for listed, large international and family owned companies.

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