Board and CEO

Presentation of CEO and Board Members

Nick Kramer – CEO


Nick Kramer (born 1979) studied Marketing Management at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (Rotterdam School of Management). He started his professional career at AkzoNobel Car Refinishes South America. He held the position of subsequently Export Analyst, Export Manager and Country Manager Chile. In 2009 Mr Kramer joined the family business. He was the managing director of G. Kramer & Zonen B.V., Business Unit Manager Fruit and Vegetables of Royal Vezet B.V. (Holland), Managing Director of Vezet Convenience Nordic AB (Sweden) and Chairman of the Board of Vidinge Grönt AB (Sweden) before joining OptiFreeze in April 2017.

Other essential, pending commitments:
Co-owner: G. Kramer & Zonen B.V. (Holland) , Royal Vezet B.V. (Holland), Tuinderij Vers B.V. (Holland).
Vidinge Grönt AB (Sweden), Klar.AS. (Norway).
Board member De Bubs B.V. (Holland) and Eendracht Beheer B.V (Holland).

Göran Hedbys – Chairman

GH CHGöran Hedbys is a qualified Civil Engineer from Lund Technical University. Currently, Mr Hedbys is co-owner of Granit Management a consultancy firm focused on strategic change management. Mr Hedbys has more than 25 years’ worth of experience from the Alfa Laval group, where he held a variety of positions, including Managing Director of the Italian market as well as Managing Director of the Alfa Laval foodstuffs project operations.

Other essential, pending commitments:
Co-founder Granit Management

Petr Dejmek – Board Member

PD BMSince 2015, Mr Petr Dejmek has been an OptiFreeze board member. Mr Dejmek is a professor emeritus and a former student of engineering in the former Czechoslovakia, process engineering in Germany and food technology in Sweden. Mr Dejmek is the original innovator and inventor behind the patent technology upon which this company rests. Mr Dejmek has product development experience from Alfa Laval in Sweden and Denmark, and has been a Lund University professor since 1989. In total, Mr Dejmek has published over one hundred scientific works.

Other essential, pending commitments:
Board member Speximo AB and Sand Medical AB

Anders Hättmark – Board Member

AH BMMr Anders Hättmark has been an OptiFreeze board member since 2013. Mr Hättmark has vast experience in recruiting leading executives, as well as in company and organization business development. Furthermore, Mr Hättmark is widely connected within the business world, the foodstuffs world and the public sector. The primary focal areas of Mr Hättmark are markets and business development.

Other essential, pending commitments:
Board member Phenoliv AB and Örestadsbyggen AB

Elisabeth Yllfors – Board Member

EY BMMrs Elisabeth Yllfors runs a consulting agency specialized in business and leadership development. Mrs Yllfors has vast experience from the foodstuffs industry, and previously held the position of Nordic Market Director and Acting CEO at Findus. In addition, Mrs Yllfors also held the position of Business Manager at Unilever’s Foodservices in Sweden and Denmark, as well as various market roles within the Nestlé group.

Other essential, pending commitments:
Co-founder FRANK Consulting AB, and CEO of Andeli AB

Federico Gomez – deputy board member

FG BMDMr Federico Gomez is a food technology professor at Lund University. Mr Gomez possesses considerable knowledge of foodstuff technology from his studies at the universities of Lund and Minho (Portugal). Previously, Mr Gomez also worked within research and development (R&D) in Ecuador.

Johan Möllerström – deputy board member

JM BMDMr Johan Möllerström is the CEO of Arc Aroma Pure AB, a company listed on Nasdaq First North. Before Mr Möllerström accepted the role of CEO at Arc Aroma Pure, he was the CEO of Malmberg Water. Under the leadership of Mr Johan Möllerström, Malmberg Water became a market leader within biogas purification. Furthermore, Mr Möllerström has also acted as chairman of the water purification trade association, Varim.

Other essential, pending commitments:
CEO Arc Aroma Pure AB