Johan von Heijne is Pharm Assist’s new CEO

Johan von Heijne has been appointed as the new CEO of Pharm Assist Sweden AB with effect from 17 April 2019. Johan von Heijne has long and sound experience within pharma and medical devices.

Johan von Heijne will join Pharm Assist from Healthcore AB where he has been CEO, management consultant and executive advisor for private equity funds, management teams and boards. In this capacity, Johan has delivered professional services relating to leadership and business development, advisory and system development services within quality assurance and regulatory affairs, and project management and mentoring in connection with organizational and product development programs.

Johan has previously held leading positions such as CEO at AroCell (NASDAQ) and at Biolin (Ratos), General Manager at GE Healthcare, and COO at Radi Medical (St Jude). He has also a long career at Pharmacia within pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

“We are very happy to announce that Johan has joined us at Pharm Assist. He will contribute with experience and leadership, breadth and depth within medical devices and a documented ability to get things done. In addition to the continuous development of Pharm Assist’s professional services for pharma clients, with offerings such as regulatory affairs, pharmacovigilance, and Good Distribution Practice, Johan will be instrumental in expanding our offering and intensify our efforts to grow in medical devices and software as medical devices. Our services include quality assurance, regulatory support and business development advisory. These areas are fast growing and dynamic and often critical to our clients’ growth efforts. At Pharm Assist, we are convinced that Johan together with the management team will make Pharm Assist even stronger and more expansive and take the company to the next level”, comments Mats Ehrnebo, founder and executive Chairman of the Board.

“Pharm Assist is a well-established and a flexible professional services provider offering personal engagement in our clients’ projects, and this is something that we really should continue to retain and develop when growing as a team. Our clients shall continue to enjoy working closely with us, feel confidence in our competence and in our ability to deliver with quality and on time”, says Johan von Heijne.

Johan von Heijne succeeds Maria Nilsson Hagberg, who has chosen to continue her career outside Pharma Assist and with more focus on regulatory affairs. “We are grateful and thank Maria for her great contributions over the years at Pharm Assist. Join me in wishing both Maria and Johan good luck in their careers”, comments Mats Ehrnebo.

For further information, please contact:
Maria Hagberg Nilsson, VD Pharm Assist Sweden AB, +46-70 659 72 5