Board of Directors

AniCura's Board is appointed by our owners and concentrates on long-term strategic initiatives and overall direction.

The Board is made up of representatives from AniCura's major owner groupings, i.e. employees at AniCura, the Animal Hospital Foundation in Greater Stockholm, Fidelio Capital and Nordic Capital and external members with long experience of building sustainable companies.

Chairman


Paul Hökfelt

  • Chairman of the Board since 2014
  • BA in economics. Born 1953, Swedish and Swiss citizenship
  • Chairman of The Binding Site, Chairman of Unilabs, chairman of GHP International, senior advisor to the Nordic Capital funds
  • Previously MD at Capio, before that Operations Director and board member at Capio, MD at Unilabs

Board Members


Henrik Borelius

  • Board member since 2014
  • Master of science in economics. Born 1971, Swedish
  • CEO Attendo
  • Board member Academic Work, board member Vårdföretagarna
  • Previously business area manager, Attendo, manager for marketing and business development at Kunskapsskolan, consultant and project manager at McKinsey

Katarina Martinson

  • Board member since 2011
  • BA in economics. Born 1981, Swedish
  • Member of the boards of L E Lundbergföretagen, Fastighets AB L E Lundberg, Husqvarna, Indutrade, Karlsson & Wingesjö, Fidelio Capital, Lyko
  • Previously Handelsbanken Capital Markets, Strategas Research Partners, International Strategy & Investment Group

Björn Rosén

  • Board member since 2011
  • Naval officer. Born 1948, Swedish
  • Board member MediCarrier, board member Animal Hospital Foundation in Greater Stockholm
  • Previously CEO and Group CEO at Praktikertjänst

Kristoffer Melinder

  • Board member since 2014
  • BA in economics. Born 1971, Swedish
  • Managing Partner NC Advisory, advisor to the Nordic Capital Funds
  • Chairman of the Board GHD GesundHeits GmbH Deutschland, board member Lindorff Group AS, board member GreenFood Group AB

Thomas Vetander

  • Board member since 2016
  • MSc in Engineering Physics. Born 1979, Swedish
  • Principal NC Advisory, advisor to the Nordic Capital Funds
  • Board member ConvaTec, board member Acino Pharma
  • Previously consultant and project manager at McKinsey

Gabriel Fitzgerald

  • Board member since 2011
  • BA in economics. Born 1977, Swedish
  • CEO Fidelio Capital
  • Board member Lyko, board member Greenfood

Helena Nyman

  • Employee representative since 2015
  • Veterinarian. Born 1972, Swedish
  • Veterinarian at AniCura Regiondjursjukhuset Bagarmossen
  • Previously Regiondjursjukhuset i Helsingborg, Veterinärhögskolan i Köpenhamn och Veterinärhögskolan i Uppsala

Alternate board members


Lillemor Woodmar

  • Alternate board member since 2012
  • Veterinarian. Born 1951, Swedish
  • Honorary doctorate at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
  • General Secretary of the Swedish SPCA
  • Board member Animal Hospital Foundation in Greater Stockholm, member of Djurbranschens trade council, member SIS TK 435 (Swedish standards institute - Standard ionization of foodstuffs and fodder), member CEN/ TC 443 Feather and down, board member Swedish SPCA and their representative in Swedish Consumers' Association

Ulrika Sköld

  • Employee representative since 2008
  • Registered veterinary nurse. Born 1962, Swedish
  • Registered veterinary nurse at AniCura Animal Hospital in Albano

Monica Landström

  • Deputy employee representative since 2016.
  • Veterinarian. Born 1973, Swedish
  • Veterinarian at AniCura Kalmarsund
  • Representing labor union at AniCura Läckeby Djursjukhus
  • Previously clinical veterinarian at Evidensia Specialistdjursjukhuset Strömsholm, Evidensia Djursjukhuset Gammelstad and Evidensia Djurkliniken Öjebyn

Richard Riboe

  • Alternate board member since 2016
  • BA in economics. Born 1989, Swedish
  • Investment Manager NC Advisory, advisor to the Nordic Capital funds
  • Previously Goldman Sachs Principal Investment Area