The Board of Vigmed Holding AB (publ) appoints Henrik Olsen as CEO

The Board of Vigmed Holding AB (publ) has appointed Henrik Olsen as CEO of the Company. He has since the autumn of 2015 served as the acting CEO of Vigmed.

The decision was made after completion of a thorough evaluation process including several external candidates in which the Board has found Henrik Olsen to be the most suitable person to lead the company forward.

"The Board is confident that Henrik Olsen is the right person to lead Vigmed forward. Since Henrik stepped into the position as acting CEO he has managed to implement a strong operational leadership and refocused the company into a market oriented direction which is already yielding results”, commented Chairman Lennart Holm. 

"I am very pleased to have the continued confidence of the Board and look forward to leading a skilled and motivated Vigmed-team into the market focused phase we are now entering”, says Henrik Olsen. "We are already seeing some positive results from our restructuring and have full focus on increasing sales in all the European markets. We are facing an exciting time full of opportunities and challenges to overcome" Henrik Olsen continues.

For further information contact:

Chairman of the Board, Lennart Holm +46 70 630 8562 or CEO, Henrik Olsen +46  76 349 7364

Vigmed is a Swedish medical technology company whose mission is to eliminate needlestick injuries and the associated risk of cross infections with blood-borne infectious diseases by offering the market unique needle-protected products. Vigmed is headquartered in Helsingborg, Sweden. Vigmed’s share is traded on NASDAQ OMX First North in Stockholm (ticker VIG) and has approximately  5 600 shareholders. Remium Nordic AB is the Company’s Certified Advisor.  Additional information about the company can be found on Vigmed’s website: www.vigmed.com/investor

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Vigmed is a Swedish medical technology company whose mission is to eliminate needlestick injuries by offering the market unique needle-protected products. Vigmed is headquartered in Helsingborg, Sweden. Vigmed’s share is traded on NASDAQ OMX First North in Stockholm (ticker VIG) and the company has approximately 5 600 shareholders. Remium Nordic AB is the Company’s Certified Advisor. Additional information can be found on Vigmed’s home page: www.vigmed.com

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