Our Team

Experienced Professionals

The Board of Directors, Management and Scientific Advisory Board have extensive international knowledge and experience from Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Over the Counter Drugs (OTC), Prescription Drugs (Rx), Finance, Law and Research & Development with documented results.

Board of Directors

Henning Stene, MBA.
Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Extensive management and board experience, finance operations, conducted large IPOs, VP Finance Netcom / Telia, CEO Oslo Finans AS.

Grethe S. Birketvedt, MD, PhD.

Board experience, researcher, clinician and inventor, 50 peer reviewed publications, published several books on overweight. International experience from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City.

Astrid Green, Master of Management , BI, Norwegian School of Management ,Oslo / IFP Paris.

innovative and goal oriented leader , has comprehensive knowledge and experience; from international business development , as adviser to Innovation Norway and wide experience as director of the board of public and private enterprises.

Børge S. Nygårdshaug, Attorney at Law.

Extensive experience in commercial law, speciality finance and M&A, broad board experience, degree in EC commercial law. Successful investment projects. Experience from start-ups.

Sverre A. Slaastad, MBA.

International management, marketing and sales experience, OTC, Rx, Healthcare Products, Pfizer, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi Aventis, Baxter. Comprehensive knowledge of Rx osteoporosis medication.

Management

Steinar Ask Magnussen, MBA.
Chief Executive Officer.

MBA, University of Houston, Tx. International management, multi-cultural -, marketing – and sales experience from FMCG, OTC, Rx, Diagnostics, Johnson Wax, Marbert GmbH (Hoechst AG), Inpharma AS, Desitin Pharma AS, Calpro AS.

sam@zobrius.com

Magdalena Urbanik, BBA.
Chief Operating Officer.

BI Norwegian Business School. International management, international project management, marketing and sales experience in multi-cultural environment from Calpro AS, Diebold Nixdoft GmbH, Salvage Sp. Z o.o., Miris AS

mu@zobrius.com

Bjørn T. Langeland, PhD Biochemistry, University of Oslo.
Chief Scientific Officer and Member of the Scientific Advisory Board.

Scientist, Inventor of several formulations, solid R&D and project management experience. Successful development of innovative smartphone-based patient IBD home diagnostics.

btl@zobrius.com

Magnus A. O. A. Magnussen, BBA Marketing Management,
Operation Manager.

BBA Marketing Management, BI Norwegian Business School. Experience in sales reporting and business administration from Genova, USA and Telenor Norway.

mm@zobrius.com

Scientific Advisory Board

Einar P. H. Jensen, PhD, Professor Emeritus, (Dept. of Pharmacy, UiT, The Arctic University of Norway).

Specialist in analytical chemistry.

Experience from international universities Tokyo, Glasgow, Lausanne, UCLA, Umeå.

Grethe S. Birketvedt, MD, PhD

Board experience, researcher, clinician and inventor, 50 peer reviewed publications, published several books on overweight. International experience from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City.

Bjørn T. Langeland, PhD Biochemistry, University of Oslo.

Scientist, Inventor of several formulations, solid R&D and project management experience. Successful development of innovative smartphone-based patient IBD home diagnostics.

btl@zobrius.com