Capio enhances scientific and industrial competence with new board
2 June 2011
Swedish company, Capio, has appointed a new board of directors
and management team, combining medical competence with international
service experience. Anders Narvinger is the new Chairman of the Board,
Gunnar Németh the new Vice Chairman and Thomas Berglund is President and
With methods and experience drawn largely from the Swedish
healthcare system, Capio has become a leading-edge European
healthcare group. Capio’s board of directors is now being
strengthened to enable further steps in the company’s development.
"The European health and medical market is growing, and Capio has
already demonstrated that it’s possible to create a leading
pan-European healthcare company based on the Swedish service sector.
I look forward to participating in Capio’s further development,"
said Anders Narvinger, Capio’s new Chairman of the Board, who has
extensive management and board experience from international
Gunnar Németh, Vice-Chairman of Capio and adjunct professor of
orthopaedics, commented, "Sweden is a leading country in Europe when
it comes to introducing modern healthcare methods, to the benefit of
patients and society as a whole. Capio currently offers a working
method that produces continuous improvement and the efficient use of
resources. This results in quality care and satisfied patients, and
is the basis for continued growth and development in Sweden and
"Capio has professional employees who are well able to meet the
increasing demands for healthcare and medical treatment imposed by
patients and payers. It is clear that things that are good for
patients – modern methods, short treatment durations and few
complications – are also good for society and for Capio," said
Thomas Berglund, President and CEO.
Anders Narvinger has many years’ experience in top management and
board position from international companies. His previous positions
include President and CEO of Swedish ABB and Director General of
Teknikföretagen, and he currently serves as Chairman of the Board of
companies such as Telia Sonera, Alfa Laval and Trelleborg.
Gunnar Németh is an adjunct professor of orthopaedics at the
Karolinska Institute, and has worked at Karolinska University
Hospital for twenty years. In 2004 he took up the post of Medical
Director at Capio; since then, his positions have included CEO of
Capio St Görans Sjukhus AB, CEO of Capio AB and Chief Surgeon / Head
of Operations for the group.
Thomas Berglund, who has formerly served as both Chairman of the
Board and CEO of Capio, is now stepping up his operational focus as
Capio’s President and CEO. Mr Berglund has extensive experience in
leading and growing international service companies, including as
former CEO of Securitas.