NATTOPHARMA: RE-ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN, AND ELECTION OF TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS
Frode Marc Bohan was re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors for NattoPharma ASA at the company’s Annual General Meeting, held Friday 20th May, 2016. Frode Marc Bohan is re-elected for a period of two years, up until the ordinary Annual General Meeting in 2018.
The Annual General Meeting further resolved to increase the Board of Directors from 3 to 5 members. Stefan Halldén and Annette Emlqvist were elected for a two-year period, until the ordinary Annual General Meeting in 2018.
Stefan Halldén (50) is today working chairman of Life Science Sweden AB, a long time shareholder in NattoPharma and a valuable contributor to the development of the company. The last year he also held the position as a member of the Election Committee. Halldén has a long track record from international finance.
Anette Elmqvist (67) has an extensive operational experience from various health and pharma companies as Swedish Pharmacies, KabiVitrum AB, Pharmacia Biopharmaceuticals AB, Pharmacia & Upjohn AB, Active Biotech AB, PowderJect SBL Vaccin AB, SBL Vaccin AB and Unitech Biopharma AB. Today Elmqvist serve as VP Quality Assurance in Scandinavian Biopharma AB.
“The election of Stefan Halldén and Annette Elmqvist as members of the Board of Directors in NattoPharma ASA is continuing the efforts to move NattoPharma from an “entrepreneurial start-up company” within the dietary supplement business segment to a visible player within global biotechnology, nutraceutical and the pharmaceutical field. Annette Elmqvist extensive operational and pharmaceutical production experience will be a great asset for NattoPharma. Combined with Stefan Halldén extensive financial background, I believe that the extended board will contribute greatly to the success of NattoPharma ASA” says Frode M. Bohan, Chairman of the Board in NattoPharma
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About NattoPharma and MenaQ7®
NattoPharma ASA, based in Norway, is the world's leader in vitamin K2 R&D. NattoPharma is the exclusive international supplier of MenaQ7® Vitamin K2 as MK-7, the best documented, commercially available Vitamin K2 as MK-7 with guaranteed actives and stability, clinical substantiation, and international patents granted and pending. The company has a multi-year research and development program to substantiate and discover the health benefits of vitamin K2 for applications in the marketplace for functional food and dietary supplements. With a global presence, the company established its North American subsidiary, NattoPharma USA, Inc., in Metuchen, NJ.