Cardo Health appoints new Head of Product to accelerate growth journey

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Stockholm (Sweden), 16 May 2022

Johan Persson, an experienced industry professional and early-stage employee at a digital health-tech company, is joining Cardo Health as their Head of Product. With his 5 years of experience as a medical doctor and over 4 years of experience in digital health, Johan brings invaluable experience to Cardo Health and their journey to democratize access to healthcare.

Johan Persson was one of the early-stage employees at digital health-tech company, where he played a key role in product development and international expansion in his roles as Head of Expansion and Head of Product – International. His responsibilities also included project and programme management as well as change management within healthcare organizations. Johan also brings experience of global health through his previous work with a strategy and organizational consulting firm in Berlin.

He will now be joining Cardo Health on their exciting journey to become the leading digital healthcare provider in emerging markets.

With his background as a medical doctor and experience of product development and global health, Johan makes a great fit for this role and is excited about the opportunity to improve lives of people in emerging markets by enabling affordable quality healthcare.

Johan received his University Medical Degree and bachelor’s degree in Informatics from Lund University. Additionally, he studied Industrial Engineering and Management at Linköping institute of technology and ETH, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, in Zurich. 

Tobias Strålin

Founder and CEO of Cardo Health

Cardo Health is a digital health company with a mission to improve the health and wellbeing of millions of people in emerging markets. We invest in and scale the best early-stage digital health start-up in each of our markets. Bringing funding and a proven business concept, we leverage technology and extensive operational know-how to create local, leading digital health champions. Our co-owned companies in Latin America and South Africa (including Vibe Saude and Kena) provide high-quality, affordable care to over one million registered users. Headquartered in Stockholm, Cardo Health is on an ambitious growth journey to become the leading digital health company in emerging markets.