Stockholm Culture Awards

  • Sverker Littorin

August 24, 1955


Married, two daughters and 2 bonus children

  • Work Experience

July 2008 - Momentor AB, President

Take on operational management-for-hire positions. Currently President of Pharmera Group AB that market and distribute pharmaceuticals to primarily developing countries such as Moldova, Albania, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Kirgizistan, Kosovo, Syria, Jordan, Burma, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Ghana, Uganda, Sierra Leone and Rwanda.

Take on board positions such as Chairman of Olivia Group AB – a company with 4.000 employees within care for elderely and people with functional disorders, Chairman of Bioservo AB a Sting Capital company from Royal Academy of Enginering, R&D company on its way to launch a special glove for disabled, Chairman of Farmacevtföretagarna AB – a company owned by Sveriges Farmacevtförbund – will start a chain store pharmacy company in joint venture with Alliance Boots of England, Chairman of Medlearn AB, an educational company educating nurses, Chairman of Samtrans AB an transportation company taking care of Färdtjänst, Rullstolstaxi and other speciality transports in Stockholm and oher places in Mid Sweden Director of the Board of Allba Asset Management AB, Director of the Board of Engy AB, a wind and hydro power company, a Director of the Board of Safeshop AB, a speciality vending machine company, part of the nominating committee for Swecare. Director of the Board of IFS Sweden – International Entreprenurs of Sweden, Senior Advisor to Hallvarsson & Halvarsson AB, Vice Chairman of Stockholm Cultural Association.
Have recently been consultant to Diaverum AB a 4 000 person dialysis organization (former the clinics of Gambro AB), also Senior Advisor to Ray Clinic AB and to IRIS Holding AB as well as Hallvarsson&Halvarson AB, one of the largest Public Affairs and Public Relations companies in Sweden.

Dec. 2005 – June 2008 MedCap AB President/CEO

Started as an executive Chairman in April 2004 and then took on the task as president/CEO. Had the overall responsibility for the organization. Acts as Chairman in all subsidiaries. Have taken the company from 3 to 117 persons and from 18 to 190MSEK in turnover from Dec 2005. Have totally changed the company to a life science oriented holding company. Originally did MedCap focus on investments into early stage R&D companies.
July 1998 – Dec 2005 Momentor AB President/CEO

Started the company from scratch. Have successfully as venture catalyst's assisted approximately 20 venture financed research oriented companies by raising capital, created board of directors, written business plans, secured patents and prototypes, developed the structural capital in these pre-seed stage IT and medtech organizations. Were shareholders in all of them. As part of the Momentor period I also undertook some interim positions; Vice President marketing & investor relations at BTS Group AB and Marketing Director of Invik Kapitalförvaltning AB.
Sept 1997 – July 1998 Pharmadule AB Executive Vice President

Was hired as interim manager with two tasks; support the sales & marketing department and to find a financial solution for the future expansion. I identified a number of investors and finally IDI AB bought 90,1% of the shares and my mission was completed. The company built modular pharmaceutical plants allover the world and served leading big pharma companies.
Sept 1992 – Sept 1997 Elekta AB, Group Vice President

Was hired to work with business development for the GammaKnife and associated areas; started subsidiary in the US, established collaboration with Instrumentarium Oy in Finland, introduced new diagnostic technology in Japan, nursed distribution partners around the world. Later on step by step in charged of corporate communication, investor relations, public affairs, marketing and still part of business development. Conducted press conferences in fifteen countries incl China, India, Australia, Jordan, Syria, Brazil, Argentina, Columbia, Chile etc. On regular basis gave financial and other presentations to the financial markets in New York, Denver, Zurich, Geneva, Paris, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Helsinki, Copenhagen etc Was very instrumental in some crisis management situations. The last couple of years I was one of five persons in the central executive management group. I represented Elekta in connection with state visits in eg China.
1989 – Aug 1992 Axiom AB, President

Marketing communication firm oriented towards industrial corporations. The eight persons firm had clients such as ABB Robotics, Volvo Cars, IBM and Åke Larsson Byggare. Developed international marketing plans, made competitors studies, developed PR plans etc
1987 – 1989 Siar Bossard AB, Management consultant

Acted side by side with management consultants that was oriented towards organizational change, financial turn arounds, business development et cetera by presenting communicational plans for internal and external use towards all different "interest groups."
1985 – 1987 P&B Information AB, President

Led the six person organization in developing marketing and public relations plans for all type of service and industrial oriented companies. Implemented these plans by setting up different activities such as events, corporate publications, media training, pr towards journalists, politicians etc
1983 – 1985 The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce, Project Manager

First based at the New York office and then at the Stockholm office. Assisted primarily Swedish companies interested in entering the US markets by conducting marketing surveys, identifying potential agents and distributors, setting up meetings et cetera. Also wrote a book "How to do business in the US" that sold in 10 000 copies in Sweden.
1979 – 1983 The Ministry of Industry

Committee secretary in governmental committee partly in charge of developing strategies and ideas of how to form a new public vehicle in order to create job safety.

  • Education

Aug 1978 – June 1982 Stockholm School of Economics and Business Administration* Studied business administration, macro and micro economics, statistics, finance, marketing, entreprenurship etc Received a degree Civilekonom DHSS (mix of Bachelor/MBA)

Sept 1976 – June 1978 University of Uppsala

Law studies
Dec 1975 – Febr 1976 University of Linköping

During military service at T1 in Linköping I also studied a course in behavioral science
Aug 1971 – Jun 1975 Kungshögaskolan Highschool, Mjölby

Society/economics oriented studies (samhällsekonomisk)
Aug 1972 – June 1973 Newton South Highschool, Boston

American history, math, English, theatre et cetera
Other Has extensive experience from different board of directors.

Current board positions see under employment in Momentor AB

  • Former positions

First Vice Chairman "Vice Mayor" Danderyd Municipality from Sept 2002 until April 19, 2010 (then moved out of Danderyd to Stockholm)

Sectra AB – a public traded world leader in digital X ray and low dosage mamography, (director of board) – conti.nue next page

PartnerTech AB – a public traded manufacturing subcontractor for IT, medtech and industrial components and products. (director of board)

Unimedic AB – a manufacturer of liquid pharmaceuticals. (Chairman)

Gewa AB – a developer manufacturer and sales company within aid products for elderly and disabled. (Chairman)

Quickels Systems AB – an EKG product company. (Chairman)

IM-Medico AB – acute medical care – heart and lung. (Chairman)

Senseboard Technologies – developed a virtual keyboard for computers and mobile phones (Chairman)

Nanosep AB – a research company engaged in cleaning and diagnostic of proteins.

Crystal Research AB – a company developing methods and technology for part of the process for crystallization of proteins.

The Swedish British Chamber of Commerce – director of the board

Pharmadule AB, deputy Director of the Board

The Swedish Public Relation Association – Chairman.

The Swedish Investor Relation Association – Vice Chairman.

KPA Fondförsäkringar AB –on behalf of the Swedish Communities and Regions SKL (Sveriges Kommuner och Landsting)

The Swedish Care Institute AB – helped Swedish care companies into Japan.

Chairman of the Student Board of The Stockholm School of Economics and Business Administration (also student representative in the Board of the school itself),


Director of Board of The Royal Automobile Club of Sweden

Director of the Board of private membership Club Sällskapet Stockholm (founded December 1, 1800 and with all Kings of Sweden as Honorary Chairmen since Carl XIV Johan in 1818

In the nominating committee for Swecare Foundation – a semi governmental trade promotional organization (including Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Social Affairs)

Director of the Board and later internal accountant Instituto Ekman a Swedish – Dominican Republic Scientific and Cultural Foundation.

In the election committé of the Prize the yearly Medtech company of Sweden.

Director of the Board and later in the nominating committé of the Alumni Association of the Stockholm School of Economics and Business Administration.

In the nominating committé for The Swedish Shareholder Association, Danderyd chapter. Many times a guestspeaker at Swedish Shareholder meetings all around Sweden.

  • Other of interest

Vice Chair man Foundation Stockholmskultur 1983 -2011

Is an Anders Wall Foundation Scholar

Has received the medallion in gold with Kings Carl XVI picture from The Royal Patriotic Association.

Has received the medallion in gold with King Carl XVI picture from The Royal Automobile Club.

Has received the Grand Cross from Italian Orden Society Militaire Ordine ei Collare de Sankta Agatha et Paterno.

Has been appointed Commendor of San Salvador Orden

Has written two handbooks; How to do Business in The US (1984) and Business Handbook Sweden (1987) The latter one sponsored by The Swedish Institute, The Swedish Wholesalers Federation (Grossitförbundet) and Positive Sweden Foundation.

Has also written a Memorial festivitas presentation for Stavsjö Bruk 325 years.

Developed the game Spelet om Europa – a learning game about the European countries in connection with the Swedish National Referendum to say Yes or No to Sweden part of European Union.. The Swedish Employers Federation (SAF) bought 10.000 copies

Has been the Swedish representative for the Canadian state owned company Societé General du Financement de Quebec.

Have been Swedish representative for the Finnish Public traded private equity firm CapMan Oy.

Have done competitor studies of Swedish companies on behalf of KOTRA – Korea Trade Center in Stockholm.

Have participated in business delegations to Japan, headed by King and Queen of Sweden plus current Minister of Social Affairs Mr Göran Hägglund, to South Korea headed by Minister of Social Affairs Mr Göran Hägglund, to China headed by former Prime Minister Göran Persson, to Egypt headed by former Minister of Social Affairs Margot Wallström

Has formed the publishing company Debutantförlaget AB that have published 18 titles of fiction, drama and fact books. The first book was Thoughts and Sights – a viewpoint from the streets. Homeless Tobias "Tobbe" Lindqvist poetry debut which was highlighted in TV, radio and other media.

Member of several Order Societies including Arla Coldin founded in the 1750ties and Italian MOC – Militaire Ordine di Collare, Frimurarorden (Free Maison), Amaranterorden, Innocentieorden, also a Rotarian (Rotary Old Town Stockholm), Heidenstam Sällskapet, Elin Key Sällskapet och Swedenborg Sällskapet.