CHRISTER WIKNER

Founding Partner

PROFILE

 

  • MBA, General Management, Stockholm School of Economics (Handelshögskolan i Stockholm)
  • Med. Dr./PhD, Medical Biochemistry & Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet
  • GE Core Leadership Training in Mergers and Acquisitions (GE Healthcare)
  • Certified Board Director by StyrelseAkademien, Stockholm
  • Army Lieutenant, NBC Defence School, Swedish Army
  • B.Sc. Chemistry, Uppsala University

Christer is a skilled entrepreneur with vast experience from business development and mentoring of business leaders.

 

 

HOW TO REACH ME

Phone: +46 702 694 355

Email: christer@vectorplan.com

Skype cwikner

Positions and roles

 

Current:

  • Vectorplan, Founding Partner, organisational development
  • United Strategy AB. Own consulting and investment company.
  • Co-founder and Chairman Relation Desk AB (IT), Co-founder Valueguard AB (finance), Business Coach for CREATE in Västerås.

 

Previous:

  • Head of Strategic Growth Initiatives, GE Healthcare (M&A and strategy)
  • Director Business Development, GE Healthcare, M&A and technology/portfolio transactions.
  • International Product Manager, Amersham Biosciences
  • Post-doctoral researcher, Pharmacia & Upjohn.
  • Senior Advisor and Board Director, Uppsala Innovation Centre.
  • Mentor within the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences

 

 

Experience overview

 

  • International external Business Development and M&A within GE Healthcare. DD projects for GE Healthcare in the US and in EU.
  • Initiated and lead GE Healthcare’s 3,2 BSEK acquisition of Biacore AB.
  • Created successful strategic alliance between GE Healthcare and Dutch life science company BAC.
  • Developed first strategy for GE Healthcare in the Stem Cell Technology area that became implemented and runs as a growth business within GEHC.
  • Global launches of both capital equipment and consumables life sciences products, product marketing and product life cycle management for Amersham Biosciences. Developed strategy for Amersham in the field of Proteomics and advanced protein analysis.
  • Co-founder of ParkCell AB, a company developing a novel Cell Therapy treatment for Parkinson’s Disease together with world-leading scientists and neurosurgeons in Uppsala and Lund, Sweden.
  • Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Relation Desk AB, a young IT company with solutions for companies' global need to build customer relations in social media. The company is profitable and has customers like Swedbank, SAS and TeliaSonera.
  • Co-founder of Valueguard AB/Valueguard Index Sweden AB. Innovative financial, risk management, analysis and insurance solutions for the real estate market. The company is building a financial private real estate market. The company is profitable and has customers like Riksbanken, Nordea and JM.
  • Board roles in private and NASDAQ-listed companies involving strategic company development recruitment processes, remuneration negotiations and coaching of CEO’s.
  • Served as Board Director and facilitated turn-around of NASDAQ-listed gaming company Entraction AB resulting in acquisition by US based world-leader IGT.
  • Significant experience from development of innovation systems and incubators. Served on the Board of UIC and responsible for several programs. Business Coach within UIC and CREATE.
  • Marketing Manager for AutoPeg AB. Innovative golf products.

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