Per-Johan Svensson has been re-elected as Chairperson of the Board for VikingGenetics, at the company’s General Assembly on 19 April 2023. The Representative Delegates also elected Jari Loponen as a new Board Member.
VikingGenetics has today announced the re-election of Per-Johan Svensson as Chairperson of the Board. Mr Svensson has a lengthy background in the dairy and beef industries and was first elected as Chairperson of the Board in 2022, having joined the board of VikingGenetics in 2014. He has also been a member of the board for Växa since 2013.
Upon re-election, Mr Svensson said, “It's really nice to have renewed confidence as Chairman of the Board for VikingGenetics! Our mission is to create value for Danish, Finnish and Swedish dairy and beef farmers. Our new CEO, Louise Helmer, is truly an asset. Her sharpness and energy contribute and we have come far in the work of shaping the company. We are mainly focusing on the Nordic breeding programs to continue to drive the development of the embryo business and create conditions for profitable export. We are on our way to becoming an attractive, independent, international breeding company."
"I look forward to being in the driver’s seat of the development of VikingGenetics together with the board and company management for another year," added Per-Johan.
Besides Mr Svensson’s re-election, the Board of Directors also elected Anders Levring and Andreas Johansson as Vice Chairmen of the Board.