Barbro C. Ehnbom



Summa Cum Laude Graduate of the Stockholm School of Economics.

Post Graduate Studies at the Economic Research Institute att SSE.

Post Graduate Studies at Columbia University, New York, N.Y.

Career Experience

1993 – present:

President – Du Haan Groupe, Inc:
Investment advisory to Swedish Corporations active in the United States in areas of strategic partnering, licensing and acquisitions and market development. Interface with venture capitalists with specific focus relatiang to transactions in the Life Science arena. Allied with Wasserstein Perella for M&A work in Sweden.

1987 – 1992:

Founder, President and CEO-Swedish Secret, Inc.
Initiated premium skin care in the US mass market, today a several billion dollar category. Chosen Best New Product by the trade press.

1985 – 1987:

Partner – Argosy Capital:
Boutique venture capital firm specializing in Swedish-American business ventures.

1982 – 1984:

Director of Corporate Development-Smith Kline Corporation:
Responsible for licensing and acquistion activities, including strategic planning functions.

1979 – 1981:

Analyst – L.F. Rothschild:
Achieved distinction of being top selling analyst on Wall Street during tenure at company.
Major area of coverage was the healthcare industry.

1976 – 1979:

Vice President, Selling Analyst-Delafield Childs Corporation

1973 – 1976:

Product Manager: American Home Products:
Responsible for major brand management and strategic positioning of product message.

1970 – 1973:

Market Research Manager/Director Sales Promotion Research:
Richardson-Vick Corporation:
Responsible for developing market research tools and for gathering and interpreting data, and devising promotional programs.

Honors and Achievements:

Chair Emeritius of the Swedish Economist of New York.

Board Member of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce.

Founder – Female Economist of The Year Award Competition.

Co-Founder of the Swedish-American Life Sciences Summit.

Teacher of Business Law and Ethics at Stockholm School of Economics.

Board Member Business Lab at the school.

Swedish American Life Science Summit 2006 |