Dagens Industri has listed the Swedish business sector’s most powerful women. Among them are a few that operates within life sciences, such as AstraZeneca’s CEO, Katarina Ageborg.
The magazine has listed 125 women who has a great power to develop their companies and organizations and hence, develop the whole society towards a more equal business sector.
Number 8 on the list is AstraZeneca’s Swedish CEO, Katarina Ageborg. The Swedish CEO has a central role in the now global pharma company. She has an important role as role model, engine, partner and competence provider, states Dagens Industri. Besides being the company’s Swedish CEO, she is also part of the corporate management where she is Chief Compliance Officer.
Number 42 on the list is the Director General of Vinnova, Sweden’s Innovation Agency, Darja Isaksson. Isaksson has the power to manage how the government will focus on and finance innovations projects. Digitalization and sustainability and how these mega trends can cross fertilize are subjects close to her heart, states Dagens Industri.
Read a long interview with Darja Isaksson in our upcoming spring issue! Sign up for a subscription here!
Also included on the list
Included on the list are also Ulrika Kolsrud, Chef Health and Medical Solutions, Essity (number 83) and Helena Thelin, CEO, Pfizer Health (number 106). Number 65 and 66 on the list are Cecilia Daun Wennborg and Malin Persson, both professional board members, for example at Getinge. In addition, the CEO of Business Sweden, Ylva Berg, is on the list as number 78.
Photo of Katarina Ageborg: Jenny Öhman/Nordic Life Science