Accelerator Nordic AB

AddBIO recruits Ulf Sewerin as CEO

Pressmeddelande   •   Jul 23, 2012 08:52 CEST

AddBIO AB, subsidiary of Accelerator Nordic AB, has recruited Ulf Sewerin as CEO.  

Ulf Sewerin has long, international experience in Medical Technology with over 25 years of experience from global, leading dental implant companies. Most recently he has worked as a consultant in the dental implant industry, and prior to this he was Area Director for the Asia Pacific region and Area Manager for UK and Ireland at Biomet 3i. He has also been Area Manager and Market Developer at Astra Tech and held various managerial positions at both Fresenius Kabi and Nobel Biocare. 

”With the recently published, very strong clinical results and the positive feedback we have received from the market I am confident that Zolidd will play an important role in the implant industry, and look forward to leading the company during these exiting times”, says Ulf Sewerin. 

”Former CEO Dr. Trine Vikinge has successfully taken the company to the point where we now have successful clinical results in place, meaning that we are ready for partnering discussions for the dental market. With Ulf Sewerin we add valuable market experience in the dental implant industry, while Trine Vikinge continues to be responsible for product development and clinical development in the role as CTO”, says Maria Fors, CEO of Accelerator Nordic AB. 

AddBIO AB has developed Zolidd®, a proprietary bioactive nanolayer for orthopedic and dental implants that releases bisphosphonate, a bone strengthening drug. In February, positive results from a randomized clinical trial, conducted at Linköping University Hospital in Sweden, were presented that show that dental implants with a bisphosphonate nanolayer have improved stability. 

For additional information, please contact Ulf Sewerin, CEO AddBIO AB, +46 70 879 79 88, or Maria Fors, CEO Accelerator Nordic AB, +46 76 119 19 83.

Accelerator Nordic AB is a group of Life Science companies focused on Imaging Software and Medical Nanotechnology. Accelerator’s subsidiaries have exposure towards large growth markets such as oncology, orthopedics, and diagnostics. Accelerator Nordic is publicly traded on the Aktietorget exchange in Stockholm, Sweden. For more information please visit, www.acceleratorab.se.