Kerstin has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Kongsberg Beam Technology and joins the company with extensive experience from the Medtech industry. For the past three years she has served as CEO at Medicon Village Innovation AB in Lund, Sweden, making significant impact on the development by connecting research, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the Life Science park. Since the hub started, in 2012, Kerstin has been part of the management team and instrumental as Executive Vice President at Medicon Village and for the growth of the park.
Prior to this Kerstin has held several leading positions within business development and strategies at both small and large Life Science companies: CEO at SpectraCure AB and Ortoma AB as well as Sales Director at Hemocue AB. Additional work at Foss A/S, Tecator AB and Perstorp Analytical AB has added on marketing and commercialization experience of new products and services worldwide.
“I’m very excited to join Kongsberg Beam Technology and I look forward to contribute to the company’s continued growth journey”, says Kerstin Jakobsson. “I believe that my proven track record of bringing a concept from idea to clinical testing and regulatory approval will enable this technology and evolve it into another commercial success story”.
Kerstin Jakobsson, born in 1956, holds a Master’s degree in Chemistry from Lund University in Sweden.
“It’s with great pleasure I welcome Kerstin Jakobsson to Kongsberg Beam Technology, a very strong addition to the team” says Aud Trondvold, Chairman of the Board of Kongsberg Beam Technology. “Not only has Kerstin an abundance and relevant experience, but her drive, personal values, and characteristics are very well in line with the forward-thinking spirit of the company”.
For further information, please contact:
Chairman of the Board
CEO, Kongsberg Beam Technology AS
Phone: +46 705 504540
About Kongsberg Beam Technology
Kongsberg Beam Technology is a Medtech company that develops an advanced steering system able to deliver personalized proton therapy with better precision and less damage to healthy issue. Kongsberg Beam technology is headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway. For more information, please visit www.kongsbergbeamtech.com.