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She is the new CFO of Bactiguard

Gabriella Björknert Caracciolo

Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) has appointed Gabriella Björknert Caracciolo as new CFO and Executive Vice President.

Gabriella Björknert Caracciolo is currently Head of Strategy, Development and Governance within Transaction Banking, Nordea and has been employed by the bank since 2016. Prior to that she held a number of different leading positions within Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB), with focus on strategy, business development and IT for a period of twelve years. Gabriella is 49 years old, holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Stockholm University and started her professional life as a management consultant.

In her role as CFO, she will be responsible for finance, IT, HR and business development.


“I am honored to succeed Cecilia and looking forward to joining the Bactiguard management team and contributing to their efforts in saving lives. Bactiguard has built a solid foundation and has a fantastic growth potential,” says Björknert Caracciolo.

Extensive experience in driving business transformations

“Gabriella Caracciolo is an experienced and development oriented leader with a strong business focus and broad experience. Her financial skills are solid, and she has extensive experience in driving business transformations. These are valuable qualities in the process of taking Bactiguard to the next level. I am therefore very pleased that we succeeded in recruiting Gabriella to Bactiguard and look forward to working closely with her in the management team,” says Cecilia Edström, CEO.

Björknert Caracciolo succeeds Cecilia Edström, who in February was appointed CEO of the company. Björknert Caracciolo assumes her new position in August 2020. Lina Arverud will maintain the role of acting CFO until Gabriella takes office and will then return to her regular role as Financial Manager.

Photo of Gabriella Björknert Caracciolo: Bactiguard