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Richard Twomey, Mölnlycke CEO

Richard Twomey

Welshman Richard Twomey joined the company in February of 2014, taking over the role of CEO on 1 April. He was previously International Vice President of the California-based orthodontics company Align Technology and has also held a number of senior positions within divisions of Johnson & Johnson and as President of DePuy, International Ltd.

Kristin Hedlund EVP Legal

Kristin Hedlund

Kristin Hedlund is a Swedish national and joined the Executive team in 2018. Before taking on her current role at Mölnlycke she held a number of positions within DB Schenker. Most recently she served as General Counsel and member of the Board at Schenker AB. 

Kristin has more than twenty years of experience in Legal affairs. At Mölnlycke she is responsible for the Legal function and coordinates compliance-related activities in support of the execution of our strategy.


Martin Lexa, Mölnlycke Execute Vice President, Human Resources & Corporate Communications

Martin Lexa

Martin Lexa is a German national, who before he joined the company held a position as Head HR EMEA at Alcon, a Novartis company. Martin has extensive and broad-based experience in mature and emerging markets for Novartis, Medtronic, Bristol-Myers Squibb and others.

Eric De Kesel, Mölnlycker Executive Vice President, Operations

Eric De Kesel

Eric has been with the company since 2002 and has held roles as GM of our factory in Waremme, Belgium, as well as heading up various business units within our commercial organisation. Before taking on his current role, he was President of the Surgical Division.

Barry McBride, Executive Vice President, Research & Development

Barry McBride

Barry an Irish national, he joined Mölnlycke in 2014 and leads our R&D and Medical teams. He has a broad global experience in medical devices and has held senior positions in R&D, general management, marketing and operations in USA, Asia and Europe. Prior to joining Mölnlycke Barry was CTO and a divisional President of Teleflex, he also founded a successful medical device startup company.

Cathy Dalene

Cathy is a Norwegian national. She joined the company in 2016, and the Executive management team in June 2018. Before taking on her current role, she held roles as VP Global Marketing and Global Franchise Lead, Prevention.

Cathy has many years of experience from the medical device industry, holding several leadership roles across various Johnson & Johnson operating companies.


Anders Andersson, Mölnlycke Executive Vice President, OR Solutions

Anders Andersson

Anders is responsible for our focused OR (Operating Room) Solutions organization within the Mölnlycke Procedure Trays, staff clothing and drapes product ranges. Anders has been with the company since 2000. During the years with Mölnlycke he has held various senior roles in Operations, Commercial and R&D. Before taking on his current role, he was Vice President of Global Manufacturing. 

As of October 2017 Anders has been appointed EVP OR Solutions and is a member of the Executive Leadership team.

Our Board

Our board

Our Board has seven directors – Gunnar Brock, Fred Cohen, Christer Eriksson, John Hepburn, Clare Hollingworth, Johan Malmqvist, David Perez and our CEO Richard Twomey. Five are independent members. Chairman of the Board Gunnar Brock (one of the five independent Board members) is also from Investor. 

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