Mikael Strindlund new CEO for Hermes Medical Solutions AB

16 May, 2017

The Board of Directors for Hermes Medical Solutions AB has appointed Mikael Strindlund as new President and CEO. Hermes Medical Solutions is a global leader in digital medical imaging with a focus on end-to-end clinical IT-solutions within molecular imaging and radiology.

Under Mikael Strindlund’s management, Hermes Medical Solutions will strengthen its global growth strategy for digital imaging technology, which is one of the fastest growing markets in the medical technology industry.

“Mikael Strindlund brings a very solid international experience within MedTech and clinical IT-solutions, from key markets such as North America and China, which comprise Hermes Medical Solutions’ most important growth markets. As CEO for Hermes Medical Solutions, he will continue to strengthen and develop the corporate culture within the company,” says Anders Harrysson, Chairman of the Board for Hermes Medical Solutions.

Mikael Strindlund was most recently Senior Vice President and General Manager of Philips Healthcare’s Computed Tomography division. He has also held positions as Business Unit Leader at large corporations such as Siemens Medical and Getinge Maquet, as well as assignments as CEO of smaller publicly listed MedTech companies. Mikael Strindlund’s assignment as President and CEO at Hermes Medical Solutions will become effective on May 15.

“I am very impressed by the company and the employees at Hermes Medical Solutions. They have successfully created a strong position with a clear customer focus on a global market. The company’s end-to-end solutions offer healthcare providers a much more efficient work-flow and the ability for correct diagnosis and selection of the right treatment, ultimately resulting in the best clinical outcome for the patient. I look forward to continue the development of Hermes Medical Solutions together with the team,” says Mikael Strindlund.

Mikael Strindlund succeeds Sofia Bertling, who has held a number of positions during her 11 years at Hermes Medical Solutions. She has been the company’s President and CEO since 2015.

“Under Sofia Bertling’s leadership, Hermes Medial Solutions has strengthened its organization with international industry expertise in North America and Europe, and at the same time has launched new advanced clinical applications that have further reinforced Hermes Medical Solutions’ market leading position,” says Anders Harrysson.

Sofia Bertling will now secure a successful transition of responsibilities to Mikael Strindlund and will thereafter focus on key strategic product innovation projects and later assume a position on Hermes’ Board of Directors.

“We will continue Hermes innovative and customer focused path”, says Sofia Bertling. “I look forward to work with Mikael and continuing to develop solutions that ensure added clinical value in close cooperation with our customers.”

For more information, please contact: Chairman of the Board Anders Harrysson, anders.harrysson@hermesmedical.com

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