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Sobi names SVP manufacturing operations

Staff writer | Stockholm, Sweden | May 27, 2014
Kirsti GjellanMay 27, 2014, Stockholm, Sweden - Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi), a specialty healthcare company, announced that Kirsti Gjellan has been appointed senior vice president manufacturing operations, effective September 2014.
Ms. Gjellan joins Sobi from global pharmaceutical company Pfizer where she has been Managing Director and Site Leader at the Strängnäs site for Pfizer Health AB as well as Member of the Pfizer Health AB Board.

A Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Technology, Ms. Gjellan brings a strong track record from leading positions within both Pfizer and AstraZeneca. She has experience from working both with quality and manufacturing and her achievements have been both internally and externally awarded. In 2006 she was honoured with Pfizer's John Mitchell Quality Award and in 2013 she was named Swedish Pharma Profile of the Year.

Ms. Gjellan takes over after Lena Nyström who will retire later this year.