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Leif Johansson

Chairman of the Board, AstraZeneca

Member of the Board since April 2012 and Chairman since June 2012.

From 1997 to 2011, Leif was Chief Executive Officer of AB Volvo. Prior to that, he served at AB Electrolux, latterly as Chief Executive Officer from 1994 to 1997. He was a Non-Executive Director of BMS from 1998 to September 2011, serving on the Board’s Audit Committee, and Compensation and Management Development Committee. Leif was Chairman of global telecommunications company, LM Ericsson, from 2011 until March 2018. 

Leif holds an MSc in engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg.

Leif holds board positions at Autoliv, Inc and Ecolean AB. He has been a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences since 1994 (Chairman 2012 to 2017). Leif is also a member of the European Round Table of Industrialists (Chairman 2009 to 2014) and a Member of the Council of Advisors, Boao Forum for Asia.

Event Schedule

DAY 1
13 February 2020
Start Time End Time Session Description
01:10 pm 02:45 pm SESSION II – INNOVATION PARTNERSHIPS – STAYING AHEAD IN THE ERA OF DIGITAL ECONOMY

-ASEAN innovation roadmap 2019-2025 – promoting open and inclusive innovation and building impactful innovation ecosystems

-Meeting the challenges of the changing Read More

Speakers
Steve Leonard

Founding CEO, SGInnovate

Cheong Wei Yang

Deputy CEO, National Research Foundation (NRF), Singapore

Magnus Ewerbring

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Asia-Pacific, Ericsson

Edwin Chow

Assistant Chief Executive Officer Innovation & Enterprise Enterprise Singapore

Leif Johansson

Chairman of the Board, AstraZeneca

Jenni Nordborg

National Coordinator and Director, Office for Life Sciences, Government Offices of Sweden

Capella Singapore

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